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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 fifth year without school. The COVID-19 pandemic poses additional challenges to [...]

By | 2020-05-19T10:29:35-04:00 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 [...]

Last Chance—Act Now!

All Photos By: DJ Pierce As we begin the final week of our annual fundraising campaign, Partnerships for Peace, we want to reflect on what our initiatives are all about: respectful community partnerships. For over 12 years, our grassroots humanitarian project has focused on building lasting relationships with the communities we serve. Between [...]

Join Us And Take Action

All Photos By: DJ Pierce Over the last 5 weeks, we’ve highlighted the immense importance of our community health and education initiatives in a region suffering from political unrest. Our programs are often the only resources communities have access to as a supplement to closed schools and abandoned hospitals. Every day, our staff in [...]

Growing Our Impact

All Photos By: DJ Pierce Dear Friends, Our annual campaign, Partnerships For Peace, focuses on health and education in a region suffering from political unrest. This fundraising initiative directly combats the negative effects of the conflict through our total health and children’s education initiatives. Our programs are oftentimes the only resources communities have access [...]