Fundraising and Activism

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 [...]

Calling All Humanitarians

All Photos By: DJ Pierce Last Call: 2019 Donors’ Appeal Empowering Communities Globally—We ask you to join us Over the last 5 weeks we’ve highlighted the past 10 years of how we have touched the lives of thousands of people by building libraries, implementing healthcare initiatives, and creating programs aimed at teaching job skills—and [...]

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 [...]

Creating Jobs

All Photos By: DJ Pierce 2019 Donors' Appeal Empowering Communities Globally—We ask you to join us Social Impact: Disabling Poverty and Creating Empowerment When we first came to Cameroon, our main building was in poor condition and the community didn’t have the high-quality skills we were looking for or the necessary equipment to make the [...]

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 [...]

Empowering Communities Globally

All Photos By: DJ Pierce 2019 Donors' Appeal Empowering Communities Globally—We ask you to join us Over the past few months, many of the communities we serve in Cameroon have been experiencing heightened violence and civil unrest. A prolonged thread of discontentment is showing up in the form of political conflict, and government and [...]

Concluding Igniting the Power of Women Campaign

It’s unbelievable to see the amount of change that can occur when a group of people join together with the same intention to make a difference. That's exactly what we saw this past year with our Igniting the Power of Women Campaign, and it could not have been possible without every single one of you; [...]

By | 2019-02-01T11:09:31-04:00 September 4th, 2018|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism, General, Humanitarian|

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 [...]

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 [...]