Cameroon

Our HI Cameroon Clean Water Projects in Action: Transforming Lives and Empowering Communities One Drop at a Time

A community member visits one of the new water-distribution fountains recently constructed by our HI Cameroon team. The Time to Act is Now The ecosystem of our planet is at a grave and critical juncture. The threat of a major climate shift is no longer a looming, possible threat of what might take place in [...]

Without Clean Water, Things Won’t Move

Panel discussion: HI Humanitarian’s 2023 Clean Water and Public Health Fund Filmed December 7, 2022 "Without clean water, things won’t move. I can’t cook. I can’t wash things. So water is really, really essential. It's one of the very basic necessities that people really need in order to be functional and productive. Consistent [...]

Thank You from the HIC team!

Dear Friends, This year, all of us globally have needed to find creative ways to continue serving our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Himalayan Institute Cameroon team is no exception; we have seen firsthand how creatively adapting to these unique times has positioned the team as a trusted leader in their communities, and [...]

By | 2021-12-06T14:10:01-05:00 November 26th, 2021|Cameroon, Education, Humanitarian, Public Health|

International Day of Education

Every 24th of January, the International Day of Education is recognized around the world in celebration of the key role education plays in the cultivation of peace and development. The theme for 2021, ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation,’ raises awareness of the exacerbated need for inclusive and equitable education during the [...]

By | 2021-01-22T10:22:53-05:00 January 24th, 2021|Cameroon, Education, International Development|

Expressing Our Appreciation

Dear Friends, Together, WE DID IT! Thanks to your outpouring of support and generosity, we achieved full funding of our public health programs for the entire year. We are so grateful to each one of you for stepping up and supporting our work in Cameroon—particularly during the challenging year that all of us globally have [...]

By | 2021-11-30T17:13:57-05:00 January 8th, 2021|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism, Humanitarian, Public Health|

Our Approach to Public Health

Since 2007, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon team has spearheaded a range of rural empowerment projects in Cameroon—all supporting our goal to fight poverty, illiteracy, and inequality through education, health care, and job creation. This year’s active donor appeal, the Village Health Relief Fund, highlights our ongoing public health initiative in Cameroon, which is preventing [...]

By | 2021-01-08T09:15:41-05:00 December 18th, 2020|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism, Humanitarian, Public Health|

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 [...]