International Development

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]