Education

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 [...]

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 [...]

Empowering Women

All Photos By: DJ Pierce 2019 Donors' Appeal Empowering Communities Globally—We ask you ot join us Social Impact: Disabling Inequality The majority of people in Cameroon live on less than $1.50 per day, and women are the primary managers of the household, providing for all of the family needs. With more emphasis placed on [...]

Disabling Illiteracy

All Photos By: DJ Pierce 2019 Donors' Appeal Empowering Communities Globally—We as you to join us Social Impact: Disabling Illiteracy Throughout Africa there is a consistent lack of access to education and information. Until 10 years ago, when Himalayan Institute Cameroon established the first public library in the community of Kumbo, no one had even [...]

International Day of Peace

This past week was International Day of Peace. Originally started by the United Nations, this day is dedicated to “strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.” In fact, this year is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, an international pillar and symbol of peace. [...]

By | 2019-02-01T10:58:11+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Cameroon, Education, General, Humanitarian, International Development|

Back to School Month

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela For many of us, going back to school is something we take for granted, and we’ve become accustomed to the hustle and bustle of back-to-school shopping and preparation for the upcoming academic year. But for others, education is [...]

Cameroon Excursion—A Traveler’s First Hand Experience

Hi! My name is Emma and I’m a 22-year-old recent college graduate. Even though I have worked for the Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Projects Department for the last two summers, this will be my first time visiting Himalayan Institute Cameroon (and my first time going to sub-Saharan Africa). This day-by-day travel blog will provide you [...]

Leadership and Women’s Empowerment

The theme of July is leadership and we chose to celebrate women in Cameroon for the impact they are having on their community!   Photo By: DJ Pierce Photo By: DJ Pierce Women's Empowerment In Cameroon, women are most often the primary managers of family [...]

Showcasing 10 Years of Service

Whatever our dreams, ideas or projects, we plant a seed, nurture it and then reap the fruits of our labor. —Oprah Winfrey It’s been an amazing ride through these past 10 years in Cameroon and we are elated about our monumental service excursion taking place right now in June of 2018. This trip represents dedicated [...]