Community Outreach

December 2005
Travel & Leisure;Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p141
Discusses how the Himalayan Homestays, an organization mostly comprised of women, had enriched the customs and traditions in the higher Himalayas. Efforts made by the organization to protect the endangered species in the region; Move of the members to train the villagers, mostly women, to coordinate culturally and environmentally homestays for visitors who pass through the region each summer; Conducting public awareness campaign in changing the perception of the villagers about snow leopard.


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