Fundraising and Activism

An Update On Our India Relief Fund: Phase One Complete

The intense period of delta-variant COVID-19 brought to light the critical need for relief efforts in India. This need propelled us to rapidly mobilize our humanitarian initiatives over the last several months. Since May of 2021, the services and support that have comprised the first phase of the India Relief Fund—our immediate relief efforts—have reached [...]

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 | 2021-01-08T11:06:29-05:00 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|

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. [...]

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 [...]