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June 3, 2022

Computer Lab @ Himalayan Inter College : Ten years on

In 2012 smartphones had not yet infiltrated every aspect of life in the remote Himalayan village of Chaukori. The Internet was yet to make its presence […]
April 28, 2022

Himalayan Inter College : Striving for social wellbeing

“For a healthy and well functioning society, it’s essential that all members of a community think and work together towards achieving shared aspirations and common goals.” […]
March 19, 2022

Deepak Karki : Writing and dreaming in Delhi

Deepak Karki is a man with many hats. Writing for online media, playing music, crafting poems, making videos about village life in the Himalayas are some […]
January 6, 2022

News from Naari

Greetings from Himalayan Education Foundation (HEF)! With the aim of building healthy and resilient communities in the hills, HEF partners with Himalayan Naari, a women’s self-help group […]
November 1, 2021

Building the world we want to live in

Our planet is facing a climate emergency and an unprecedented environmental crisis — which pose great risks to our wild places, native species, and our own […]
October 2, 2021

A day in the life of Mr. Mayank Mehta

Himalayan Education Foundation (HEF) works closely with Himalaya Inter College (HIC), Chaukori, in its aim to build and strengthen rural communities. For more than a decade, […]

HIC Alumni

November 20, 2022

Bikesh Kumar : With a vision for rural banking

Himalayan mountains and valleys have been a home for millions of people who depend on agriculture and rearing livestock as sources of subsistence. With the steady […]
November 20, 2022

 Esha Mehta : Life is a beautiful equation

Esha Mehta is an alumnus of Himalayan Inter College Chaukori (HIC) and a native of Berinag, a small nearby town. Daughter of an ex-Army veteran, she […]
July 21, 2022

Kamal Mehra : To serve the nation with honour

Kamal was born and brought up in Dudila, a small village near Chaukori. As a recipient of a scholarship from the Himalayan Education Foundation, he completed […]
July 21, 2022

Palak Bankoti : To make affordable medicines for a healthier world

Himalayan Education Foundation (HEF) encourages girls in the rural Himalayan communities to aspire to higher professional goals.  HEF has been providing scholarships for promising girl students […]
May 2, 2022

Sony Thakuni: Programming for a better future

Sony Thakuni is a native of  Munsiari, a remote frontier town near the Indo-Tibetan border in Kumaon. Overlooking Panchachuli snow peaks in the greater Himalaya and […]
March 19, 2022

Deepak Karki : Writing and dreaming in Delhi

Deepak Karki is a man with many hats. Writing for online media, playing music, crafting poems, making videos about village life in the Himalayas are some […]