Featuring our Agriculture Facilitator in Uttarkashi

When Agriculture is being generally abandoned, it is heartening to see a young person putting his shoulders to the field and showing the way to other young ones – there is a future in agriculture….. Article_Uttarakhand Shakti_Avinash Kala_By Pundeer

A little Impact – Case Studies

with community participation and a little but genuine efforts from the THT team, we have been able to see a little positive change in lives of a few people! This keeps us moving and trying further.

Personal & Environmental Hygiene

It has been three months since The Himalaya Trust (THT) started interacting with 6 village communities of Pithoragarh district and plan for Water and Sanitation program in all 6 villages. THT is working in these 6 villages to provide drinking water supply and distribution scheme and to sensitize people towards personal and environmental hygiene with…

WASH Program in Pithoragarh

The Himalaya Trust has started a Water and Sanitation program in 6 disaster affected villages of district Pithoragarh in association with the Himmotthan Society and Tata Relief Committee. Operations began from October 1, 2016 and will be completed by March 31, 2018. Program not only focuses on Hardware part of constructing drinking water schemes for…

GO DIGITAL

Hours of walk from a hilly village up to the nearest town and on top of that long hours of standing in a queue to get the cash from bank/ATM, to pay the bills and get the things of daily need is an every day task for a “pahadi woman”. Even the youth and the…

We are searching for Volunteers!

Your skills are required to skill other people! Join The Himalaya Trust as a volunteer in the endeavor of skilling rural communities of Uttarakhand. We work with the Garhwali and Kumauni communities in remote villages of Uttarakhand. Depending on your skills and interest, you can work directly with the communities or support the team at…

मंथन

आज दिनांक 06/10/2016 को द हिमालय ट्रस्ट देहरादून में क्षमता विकास पर एक बैठक की गई जिसमे  डॉ. सचिन , इखलाक , हिमानी , महादेव, अमित व अमन  ने प्रतिभाग किया| बैठक का मुख्य उद्देश्य संस्था में चल रहे दैनिक कार्यों पर मंथन करना था तथा संस्था के विकास के लिए क्या क्या आवश्यक बातें…

Skill Development

Building a Cadre of Skilled Youth for Livelihood In February 2016, The Himalaya Trust started a  skill development pilot project in the two clusters (Garur and Kotabagh) with a target of skilling of 300 youths in different sector skill councils like  IT, Beauty and Wellness, Tailoring, etc. The pilot was started to identify the different needs of mountain…

Advocacy: Save Our Rivers Campaign

ADVOCACY: Nadi Bachao Abhiyan (Save Our Rivers campaign) The current campaign to protest against the over-exploitation of Himalayan rivers is a widespread one across Garhwal and Kumaon Himalaya. The Himalaya Trust took up the campaign in Kumaon in September 2008. The protestors are campaigning against the government’s policy of destroying an important natural heritage by damming…

Systematic Rice Intensification Secheme: SRI

Systematic Rice Intensification Scheme (SRI) A farming revolution: The green fields of rice, heavy with their ripening stalk, are the pride of farmers Dayal Singh of Tallihaat  and Bhopal Singh of Majharchaura (Patli). A farming revolution is quietly on its way in the beautiful Katyur valley. As part of a people’s science program to adopt new…

Health Education for Village Communities

1. Health Camps &Midwives Training Program (2014-15) Aims: Training and upgrading knowledge and methods of traditional midwives, local youth and ASHAs in pregnancies, awareness camp for enhancing knowledge of general health conditions and simple locally available remedies for treatment of women and children; First Aid and Emergency/ Disaster response Training for youth. Objectives: Three training capsules…

Capacity Building and Skill Development

1. ROOM TO READ: Changing young lives (2006-2011) This project is aimed to enhance educational values through encouraging reading habits among the young. THT has taken 32 primary schools in 25 villages under its wing in Garur, Kumaon. Dedicated educators have taken on the task of inspiring young readers to read and appreciate books, encouraging curiosity…