Our HI Cameroon Clean Water Projects in Action: Transforming Lives and Empowering Communities One Drop at a Time
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Julie Reid
8M ago
A community member visits one of the new water-distribution fountains recently constructed by our HI Cameroon team. The Time to Act is Now The ecosystem of our planet is at a grave and critical juncture. The threat of a major climate shift is no longer a looming, possible threat of what might take place in the far-off future. More accurately, it is an imminent one—one that is happening right now. As water sources continue to dry up and millions of people all over the world struggle to access clean, safe water at an exponentially higher rate than ever before, the urgent need for immediate ..read more
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Bridging the Gap: Enhanced Clean Water Distribution Underway for Summer 2023 Season in India
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Julie Reid
8M ago
Introducing HI India’s Second Adopted Village: Lakheri Access to clean water is a fundamental human right, yet due to the worsening climate crisis, an alarmingly increasing number of communities around the world—including those closest to the Himalayan Institute’s campuses in India—are struggling now more than ever with water scarcity and inadequate distribution systems. In light of this persistent and critical need for clean water, HI India has recently adopted a second village as part of our ongoing Clean Water and Public Health Initiative: Lakheri. Located just 2 miles from the Himala ..read more
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Bridging the Gap: Enhanced Clean Water Distribution Underway for Summer 2023 Season
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Julie Reid
9M ago
Introducing HI India’s Second Adopted Village: Lakheri Access to clean water is a fundamental human right, yet due to the worsening climate crisis, an alarmingly increasing number of communities around the world—including those closest to the Himalayan Institute’s campuses in India—are struggling now more than ever with water scarcity and inadequate distribution systems. In light of this persistent and critical need for clean water, HI India has recently adopted a second village as part of our ongoing Clean Water and Public Health Initiative: Lakheri. Located just 2 miles from the Himala ..read more
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Protected: Without Clean Water, Things Won’t Move
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by Julie Reid
9M ago
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Before & After: Our Water Well Project in Khajuraho
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Naomi Schademan
2y ago
The mission to bring a new freshwater supply to local communities surrounding our campus in Khajuraho, India is underway! The HI India team has been working fast and hard under challenging circumstances that included labor shortages, lack of digging equipment, and drought, but they are doing well. Before: Searching for Land Recently, the HI India team employed a local, traditional water finder to identify locations on our Community Center land where water may have been underground. Then, they validated those points with a bore driller to collect samples up to 150’ deep. This helped the t ..read more
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Thank you from the HIC team!
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Naomi Schademan
2y ago
Dear Friends, This year, all of us globally have needed to find creative ways to continue serving our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Himalayan Institute Cameroon team is no exception; we have seen firsthand how creatively adapting to these unique times has positioned the team as a trusted leader in their communities, and how this attitude of service has rippled outward to positively impact so many children and families. Hear directly from the Himalayan Institute Cameroon team as they share about the ways they’ve adapted and served in 2021, the impact they’ve witnessed within t ..read more
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An Update On Our India Relief Fund—Phase One
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Naomi Schademan
2y ago
The intense period of delta-variant COVID-19 brought to light the critical need for relief efforts in India. This need propelled us to rapidly mobilize our humanitarian initiatives over the last several months. Since May of 2021, the services and support that has comprised the first phase of the India Relief Fund—our immediate relief efforts—have reached thousands of people in the villages surrounding HI Allahabad and HI Khajuraho. At HI Allahabad, we worked with local doctors and pharmacists to organize four medical relief camps that served several hundred men, women, and children around th ..read more
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International Day of Education
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Naomi Schademan
3y ago
Every 24th of January, the International Day of Education is recognized around the world in celebration of the key role education plays in the cultivation of peace and development. The theme for 2021, ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation,’ raises awareness of the exacerbated need for inclusive and equitable education during the global pandemic and in its aftermath. Education is central to the work we do in the Northwest Region of Cameroon, and today we invite you to join us in celebrating this observance day and helping to build a world where education is an equal op ..read more
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Expressing Our Appreciation
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Naomi Schademan
3y ago
Dear Friends, Together, WE DID IT! Thanks to your outpouring of support and generosity, we achieved full funding of our public health programs for the entire year. We are so grateful to each one of you for stepping up and supporting our work in Cameroon—particularly during the challenging year that all of us globally have faced. Your generosity will support an extraordinary team and will have a positive impact on thousands of lives in Cameroon. Thanks to you, we will be able to reach 3,200 people through our public health education program, give 1,000 individual health consultations, and ..read more
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Our Approach to Public Health
Himalayan Institute Blog
by Naomi Schademan
3y ago
Since 2007, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon team has spearheaded a range of rural empowerment projects in Cameroon—all supporting our goal to fight poverty, illiteracy, and inequality through education, health care, and job creation. This year’s active donor appeal, the Village Health Relief Fund, highlights our ongoing public health initiative in Cameroon, which is preventing disease, including COVID-19, and increasing preventive health knowledge in the general public. Today, we’re looking at our multi-tiered public health initiative through the lens of the three pillars of our campaign—pu ..read more
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