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February 14, 2024

Chaukori : A story of Transformation, Challenges and Hope

Chaukori, circa 1970. The place evokes memories of picturesque tea gardens framed by middle Himalayan mountain ranges and distant snow peaks. Life revolved around a lone […]
November 11, 2023

Sewing skills development program at HIC

The landscape of the Uttarakhand state mainly consists of lower Himalayan hills to its south and snow-clad mountains and the plateau of Tibet on its northern […]
October 6, 2023

HEF scholarships program – A vision and reality

Since its inception in 2009, Himalayan Education Foundation (HEF) has been sponsoring scholarships for the students of Himalaya Inter College (HIC), who lack any other means […]
September 8, 2023

Divya got a government job!

Dear Readers, We at Himalayan Education Foundation are pleased to let you know that Divya Dangi, one of our alumni who was profiled in 2021 in […]
August 1, 2023

Mountain Schools Initiative:  For greener Himalayas and wiser ways of living

As the winter snows melt and the freezing cold disappears, spring brings much needed warmth and cheer to the people living in Himalayan mountain villages. The […]
June 24, 2023

 “Rishikesh is very far.”

How people in the Himalayan hills suffer due to inadequate health care facilities Straining her eyes to look at an overcast sky full of dark clouds, […]

HIC Alumni

April 6, 2024

Deepin Singh : More than marks – A hill boy’s quest

Deepin Singh is currently studying 12th class at Himalayan Inter College (HIC), Chaukori. His father is a bus driver, who works for HIC. Deepin has four […]
April 6, 2024

Pankaj Karki : From Hills to Haldwani – A student’s journey

Born and brought up in the hills, Pankaj Karki studied at Himalaya Inter College, Chaukori, a small village famous for its tea gardens. He is currently […]
February 14, 2024

Anjali Karki : “Agriculture must be nature friendly”

Hi, My name is Anjali Karki. I am presently studying Intermediate second year at Himalayan Inter College ( HIC), Chaukori. My father runs a shop in […]
December 30, 2023

Renuka Vishwakarma : “How my ancestors contributed to the Asian history”

Renuka Vishwakarma is a native of Munsiyari, a frontier town in Uttarakhand state bordering Tibet and Nepal. Her father works in a shop while her mother […]
December 30, 2023

 Nisha Mahara : “Teaching children gives me joy” 

Nisha Mahara hails from Dharichaura near Berinag, which is about 15 km from Chaukori. Her father is employed in a private firm and her mother is […]
November 11, 2023

Anjali Jimiwal : Empowerment through Education

Anjali Jimiwal obtained her graduate degree in Commerce from Moti Ram Babu Ram Government Post Graduate college (affiliated to Kumaon University), Haldwani. She completed Intermediate schooling  […]