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September 17, 2016

HIC students shine yet again in board exams!

Children in Indian education system face tough State or National Board exams in 10th and 12th grades. These exams determines the academic path of a student. Continuing the trend […]
August 24, 2016

Helping Hands for HEF’s Himalayan Naari program

Greetings from the hills of Kumaon! As of today we have lived in Chaukori for a month and a half now. Our time here has been […]
August 15, 2015

GOOD NEWS from the Himalayas!

Dear Friends, The Himalayan Inter-College won top honors in the state of Uttarakhand (#1 of 1200 schools)!  Inter-College refers to a school that goes up through the […]
July 25, 2014

Update from the Himalayas – Summer 2014

Greetings! We wanted to update you on the school and the communities that HEF supports in the Indian Himalayas. We continue our support for the women […]
June 10, 2014

HEF helps create income opportunity for women in the Himalayas

During our visit to Chaukori in the fall of 2013, we met with local women to talk about their lives. They described their severe economic hardship. Many […]
December 12, 2012

The “Soni Effect”

Some of you may recall that last May, a handful of people from across India, UK and US poured in their generosity for HEF to support […]

HIC Alumni

April 15, 2021

Hemlata Mehra : Teaching for a better society

Hemlata Mehra, an alumnus of Himalayan Inter College, was born into a subsistence farming family in Chaukori village. After her graduation from Himalayan Inter College (HIC) […]
April 11, 2021

Suraj Harariya : In tune with Nature

Suraj Harariya, a 2016 Himalayan Inter College (HIC ) graduate, is a passionate student of environment studies and conservation. Having received a bachelor’s degree in Zoology, […]