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Giving Tuesday—Q&A with Our Female Leadership

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that calls attention to the power of individuals to transform their communities and the world. Today, in the spirit of Giving Tuesday, we are introducing two members of our health team in Cameroon, who are on the ground creating lasting change within their communities every single day.  [...]

Village Health Relief Fund

Dear Friends, Cameroon has been in a state of civil unrest for more than three years. As a result of the ongoing conflict, many hospitals have been shut down, resulting in a critical gap in the current healthcare system. Our programs are oftentimes the only health resources communities have access to in order to [...]

By | 2020-10-28T10:12:24-04:00 October 28th, 2020|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism, Humanitarian, Public Health|

World Mental Health Day 2020

Photo by: DJ Pierce Saturday, October 10, was the World Health Organization’s annual observance of World Mental Health Day. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, and helps determine how we handle stress, make choices, and relate to others. Mental health is important at [...]

By | 2020-11-16T12:35:03-05:00 October 13th, 2020|Cameroon, Education, Humanitarian, Total Health Center, Women In Development|

COVID-19 in Developing Countries

All Photos By: DJ Pierce As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, our awareness turns to developing countries, who are particularly vulnerable to the destabilizing effects of this virus. In countries where the average family earns less than $1 a day and are lacking even the most basic sanitation and hygiene methods, such as soap [...]

COVID-19 Status Update

The ongoing conflict in Cameroon has left critical gaps in the health and education sectors in the communities that we serve. Hospitals are closed, and hundreds of thousands of children lack access to formal education, with children throughout the Northwest region entering their fourth year without school. The COVID-19 pandemic poses additional challenges to [...]

By | 2020-06-09T15:36:08-04:00 May 19th, 2020|Cameroon, Humanitarian, International Development|

Earth Day 2020—A Call to Action for Yogis

“Neither assuming the clothes of a yogi nor talking about yoga bring success. Action alone is the cause of success. This is the truth, beyond any doubt.” —Hatha Yoga Pradipika Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the world to raise awareness of the environment and related issues. [...]

The Role of Public Health in International Development

All Photos By: DJ Pierce International Development and Public Health: A Causal Relationship Often when discussing issues surrounding public health, we are also concerned with international development. There exists a causal relationship between the two; that is to say, one cannot truly function effectively without the other, and if one suffers, the other [...]

Introducing Sahoja

At Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Projects, we partner with rural communities to provide health services, public libraries, and sustainable employment opportunities across the Northwest Region of Cameroon. We love the opportunity to partner with like-minded organizations that share our values of service, community, and upliftment, and are excited to be working with Sahoja. Sahoja means “stronger [...]

By | 2020-02-13T14:54:17-05:00 February 13th, 2020|Cameroon, Humanitarian, International Development, Total Health Center|

International Day of Education

All Photos By: DJ Pierce As January 24 marks the International Day of Education, we are reminded of the paramount role education plays in the health and well-being of communities across the world. On one hand, education can be seen as a common denominator that unites us as people, as it is a universally [...]

By | 2020-01-23T13:27:50-05:00 January 24th, 2020|Cameroon, Education, Humanitarian, International Development|

Expressing our Gratitude

Wow! Due to your ongoing generosity, we reached our goal of raising $100,000 to support the expansion of our children’s literacy and public health programs in Cameroon and we are so very grateful to you. Because of your efforts, an entire year of these life-changing initiatives will be FULLY FUNDED! Your involvement is directly [...]