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April 28, 2021

Battling the COVID-19 Second Wave – An Update from the Hills

While the rest of India is struggling hard to control and contain the pandemic’s second wave, the Himalayan hills too have seen a rise in Covid […]
April 11, 2021

Devbala Bisht: The Lady at the Helm

Himalayan Inter College (HIC), located in the tea garden village of Chaukori, is a school that the Himalayan Education Foundation works closely with to bring quality […]
February 8, 2021

Aipan Art

Making Art in the Pandemic by Raj Kumar Aipan is an ancient painting style of Kumaon Himalaya. These paintings, done in red and white pigments, are […]
January 21, 2021

Kaaphal Hill – More than a home stay

How adventurer Tarun Mahara made his true home in the Himalaya by Raj Kumar The Himalayan mountains have fascinated people for millennia. They are home to […]
October 19, 2020

Coping with Covid-19: Hope and Resilience in the hills.

While the world reels under Covid-19 pandemic, the people of the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand have also  experienced devastating disruption to their daily lives. The unprecedented health crisis overwhelmed both urban […]
October 23, 2016

A glimpse of Himalayan Naari artisans at work

Hello! Yesterday evening we had our weekly Naari meeting, which are always the highlight of our week. After each meeting we walk away elated and energized […]

HIC Alumni

December 3, 2021

Birendra Basera: Braving the odds and Building a future

We are happy to feature Birendra Basera, an alumnus of Himalaya Inter College (HIC), Chaukori. He is a recipient of a scholarship from Himalayan Education Foundation. […]
December 3, 2021

Himalay Singh Rawat : “Originally Himalayan”

Hi, I am Himalay Singh Rawat from Rawat Sera village, located about 40 km from Chaukori. Our place is near the river Saryu, hence the name […]
October 31, 2021

Priyanka Joshi : Banking and beyond

Priyanka Joshi was born and brought up in Kameri Devi village, a pilgrimage place near Chaukori. Locally famous for its mother goddess temple, this ancient settlement […]
October 2, 2021

A chat with Arpita Rawat – A civil services aspirant

Hello Arpita, Greetings! First, can you tell us about yourself? Your native place and family background.         Hi, I am from Berinag, a town near Chaukori. […]
August 24, 2021

Divya Dangi : Inspiring girls to dream big

“My dream is to establish a Yoga center in the Himalayan hills to spread awareness about mental and physical health.” Divya Dangi graduated from Himalayan Inter […]
July 13, 2021

Kavita Karki: Generating hope and confidence

Hello! My name is Kavita Karki. I am a graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. I am from Premnagar village near Thal. My mother is a […]