Conflict And Our Approach

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 [...]

Partnerships for Peace

Dear Friends, For over 2 years Cameroon has been struggling with civil conflict and political unrest. Violence and uncertainty have become a part of everyday life, and innocent civilians continue to get caught in the crossfire. As a result of this ongoing conflict, hospitals have been shut down, children have been forced from their [...]

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 [...]