Calling All HI Family Members to Get Involved!!!

Humanitarian work is both a challenging and fulfilling experience. It requires commitment, perseverance, and dedication, as well as consistent funding. We want to scale our current projects so we can build on models that have proven to be successful in serving rural communities over the past 10 years. We partner with communities in Cameroon to [...]

A Living Movement: Mexico In Retrospect

In 2010, Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Projects started a new project in the foothills of the Sierra Norte in the state of Puebla, Mexico. From its conception, the project aimed to provide organic agricultural training along with health and wellness education to the people of Sierra Norte-a population deeply affected by malnutrition and obesity as a [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:15-04:00 March 10th, 2017|Concepts, Energy Farming, General, Humanitarian, Mexico|

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait-Yoga In Action: Part 1: Selfless Service

In this 10 part series with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, we will explore what it means to give selflessly, achieve acts of service without losing our energy, uplifted spirit, & positive attitude, and how cross-cultural exchange helps us to become more open, accepting, curious people. Check out Part 1 below, and begin to journey forward in [...]

Thank you for an amazing 2013

It has been an incredible year for the Himalayan Institute and we couldn't have done it without you. We've made this video to capture some of the highlights, presented by our Director Of Strategic Development, Ishan Tigunait while at our new campus in Khajuraho, India. New Campus in Khajuraho & Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage: The [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:19-04:00 January 8th, 2014|Cameroon, India, Mexico|

Your donations sprout into action this spring

Organic gardening training continues at Himalayan Institute Mexico's facility. Ariszandy, our agronomist, prepared a special class for counselors to reinforce home-gardening techniques and the proper use of tools. La formación de la jardineria organica continúa en la facilidad Mexicana del Instituto Himalaya. Arizsandy, nuestro ingeniero agronomo preparo una clase especial que se reforzó las ténicas de [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:20-04:00 March 28th, 2013|Mexico|

Leadership Training for VIDA Managers

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” —John F. Kennedy In January, our corporate sponsor, Sustainable Earth Solutions (SES), delivered a custom training program to VIDA and Fondo Para Ninos project managers in Mexico. The dynamic team, Dave Bauer, Bob Adler, and Kyla Jaquish, presented a workshop with interactive lessons in creative thinking, team building, project design [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:20-04:00 February 28th, 2013|Mexico|

VIDA Notes

Agriculture & Aztec Heritage Our VIDA project introduces modern, sustainable farming practices in the Totonac region of Central Mexico where the most common crop (and the most important) historically grown by the people of Central Mexico was maize, also known as corn or mealies. Archaeologists believe that wild maize was domesticated first in Mexico about [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:20-04:00 January 17th, 2013|Mexico|

Winter Treat from VIDA

Our friends in the Sierra Norte region of Mexico working with our VIDA project would like to share this simple, warming version of cocoa – Mexican Hot Chocolate! You can use this authentic recipe at a fundraiser for VIDA - just increase the ingredients proportionally and to taste. Ingredients: 3 - 4 TBSP granulated sugar 3 TBSP  baking cocoa [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:20-04:00 December 7th, 2012|Mexico|

VIDA: Nutrition Notes

The VIDA project empowers rural families to take control of their own nutritional futures by giving them the chance to experience a healthy diet. Even adding a single serving of fruits and vegetables can make a big difference to even the most impoverished diets.¹ With adequate supplies of vitamins and minerals, the body's own satiation mechanisms [...]

By | 2018-06-12T05:22:20-04:00 October 25th, 2012|Mexico|