International Development

Empowering Women

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 boys and the male role, [...]

Disabling Illiteracy

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 seen a public library. In [...]

Empowering Communities Globally

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 separatist-group violence has families and [...]

Conflict in Cameroon

As many of you may already know, Cameroon is struggling with political instability and civil unrest. Since there are many articles and headlines being released on a daily basis, it can be difficult to deduce what is actually going on, and what sources of information can be trusted. We want to provide an unbiased, factual [...]

By | 2018-11-19T18:19:16+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Cameroon, Humanitarian, International Development|

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 | 2018-12-10T12:26:18+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Cameroon, Education, General, Humanitarian, International Development|

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 [...]

Our African Focus

Looking forward to all that Himalayan Institute Cameroon has in store for 2018, a question often posed by sponsors, interested guests, and other humanitarians who learn about our work comes to mind: Why Africa? Why Cameroon? In 2017, Himalayan Institute Global Humanitarian Projects recommitted its humanitarian efforts abroad by focusing solely on our flagship program [...]

Ignite the Power of Women! HIC’s Annual Campaign Coming to An End!

WHOA! We have reached over 78% of our goal to raise $100,000 in our Annual Campaign supporting the expansion of our Women’s Empowerment Program at Himalayan Institute Cameroon! Thank you so much to all those who have donated and fundraised for this cause so far! With just one week left to go in our 2017–2018 Annual [...]

Looking Forward—It’s 2018!

It’s 2018! Happy New Year from Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Projects and Himalayan Institute Cameroon! Thank you to all our generous supporters throughout 2017. Without your donations, words of encouragement, advice, and steadfast support of all the work we do, Himalayan Institute Cameroon would not be where it is today. Non-profit (especially humanitarian) work largely depends [...]