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World Humanitarian Day

Photo by: DJ Pierce Every 19th of August, we take time to honor those who risk their lives to help people in the throes of crisis around the world. “This World Humanitarian Day 2019, we honor the work of women in crises throughout the world. We focus on the unsung heroes who have long [...]

We Stand #WithRefugees

“On June 20, the world commemorates the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees.” This is a cause that connects us all as human beings at the most fundamental level. “Around the world, more than 50 million people have fled their homes. Each day thousands more follow” (United Nations). Many of us [...]

World Environment Day 2019

All Photos By: DJ Pierce Every year on June 5th, the United Nations and countries across the globe join together to celebrate World Environment Day. This day not only allows for continued outreach and education on topics relating to environmental health and sustainability but also allows us to reflect on the progress we’ve made [...]

In Loving Memory Of Marten Nyar

In Loving Memory Of Marten Nyar Dec 8, 1947 - May 29, 2019 All Photos By: DJ Pierce This past week, the Himalayan Institute community suffered a great loss. Marten Nyar was a beloved friend, father, husband, community leader, and master carpenter. He dedicated his life to the upliftment of others, and we feel [...]

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Women’s History Month

All Photos By: DJ Pierce Every March, Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day are recognized globally to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Each year has a theme, and 2019’s is #BalanceForBetter, “Let’s build a gender-balanced world.” Women’s empowerment and gender equality are central parts of [...]

New Year, Same Motivation

All Photos By: DJ Pierce As the first month of the new year comes to a close, we want to reflect on the teamwork and perseverance that made 2018 so successful, and our goals for the exciting year of service ahead. We had an incredible 2018, filled with new experiences, learning, and growth. Throughout [...]

The Power of Working Together

Wow! Due to your ongoing generosity, we reached our goal of raising $100,000 to support the expansion of our four core programs in Cameroon and we are so very grateful to you. All Photos By: DJ Pierce Because of your efforts, an entire year of these life-changing initiatives will be FULLY FUNDED! Your involvement [...]

Calling All Humanitarians

All Photos By: DJ Pierce Last Call: 2019 Donors’ Appeal Empowering Communities Globally—We ask you to join us Over the last 5 weeks we’ve highlighted the past 10 years of how we have touched the lives of thousands of people by building libraries, implementing healthcare initiatives, and creating programs aimed at teaching job skills—and [...]

Enhancing Health

All Photos By: DJ Pierce 2019 Donors' Appeal Empowering Communities Globally—We ask you to join us Social Impact: Disabling Health Disadvantages Access to healthcare and health knowledge is unavailable for a large number of rural communities throughout the world. In Cameroon, there are approximately 22 million people. In the Northwest region, the average life [...]