International Development

COVID-19 in Developing Countries

All Photos By: DJ Pierce As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, our awareness turns to developing countries, who are particularly vulnerable to the destabilizing effects of this virus. In countries where the average family earns less than $1 a day and are lacking even the most basic sanitation and hygiene methods, such as soap [...]

COVID-19 Status Update

The ongoing conflict in Cameroon has left critical gaps in the health and education sectors in the communities that we serve. Hospitals are closed, and hundreds of thousands of children lack access to formal education, with children throughout the Northwest region entering their fifth year without school. The COVID-19 pandemic poses additional challenges to [...]

By | 2020-05-19T10:29:35-04:00 May 19th, 2020|Cameroon, Humanitarian, International Development|

The Role of Public Health in International Development

All Photos By: DJ Pierce International Development and Public Health: A Causal Relationship Often when discussing issues surrounding public health, we are also concerned with international development. There exists a causal relationship between the two; that is to say, one cannot truly function effectively without the other, and if one suffers, the other [...]

Introducing Sahoja

At Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Projects, we partner with rural communities to provide health services, public libraries, and sustainable employment opportunities across the Northwest Region of Cameroon. We love the opportunity to partner with like-minded organizations that share our values of service, community, and upliftment, and are excited to be working with Sahoja. Sahoja means “stronger [...]

By | 2020-02-13T14:54:17-05:00 February 13th, 2020|Cameroon, Humanitarian, International Development, Total Health Center|

International Day of Education

All Photos By: DJ Pierce As January 24 marks the International Day of Education, we are reminded of the paramount role education plays in the health and well-being of communities across the world. On one hand, education can be seen as a common denominator that unites us as people, as it is a universally [...]

By | 2020-01-23T13:27:50-05:00 January 24th, 2020|Cameroon, Education, Humanitarian, International Development|

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 [...]

Conflict And Our Approach

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 [...]

World Humanitarian Day

Photo by: DJ Pierce Every 19th of August, we take time to honor those who risk their lives to help people in the throes of crisis around the world. “This World Humanitarian Day 2019, we honor the work of women in crises throughout the world. We focus on the unsung heroes who have long [...]

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 [...]