The Himalayan Light Foundation
HLF operates on a project basis and its infrastructure has been flexible in order to accommodate various project sizes. HLF has a staff of 6 full time staff and has drawn from approximately 100 volunteers along with several associated volunteers.
Of late HLF has expanded its activities to include cultural preservation activities focusing on ancient indigenous practices and wisdom of the Himalayan and South Asia Regions.
Himalayan Light Foundation’s Environmental Statement
Himalayan Light Foundation endeavors at all times to assure that the proliferation of Renewable
HLF's programs which deal with herbal and agricultural resources seek to promote sustainable harvesting practices and insure a balanced and sustainable community users relation with their local natural resource base.
HLF Strategies and Objectives
- To design and implement programs that strategically combine energy with important social concerns such as education, income generation, employment and social empowerment.
- To promote technologies that decrease the production of greenhouse gasses and pollution on both local and global levels including renewable energy technologies and clean energy for transportation.
- To develop and support programs which ensure the preservation of fragile remote area sacred cultures and practices.
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- and INGOs) in order to efficiently implement programs on the grass roots level in the field.
- To raise awareness on the above topics on both centralized and remote area levels to assure adequate energy choice power on all levels.
- To pair philanthropic foreign donor-volunteers with assessed needs on the village level and to coordinate and engage in community mobilization for the above projects.
- To provide competent and unbiased social and technical evaluation of rural renewable energy projects.
- To carry out policy studies that support the development of sustainable renewable energy industries in HLF's working Region