Through the eyes of a teenage girl

Being a Nigerien-American girl can be difficult and confusing because there are so many differences between each culture. The first time I went to Niger I was 5-years-old. As a kid it was really fun. Kids could be kids and none of us worried about a lot. My cousins, brother, sister and I would play […]

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Remember Niger Coalition Becomes Recognized Partner of GlobalGiving

April 4, 2019 Remember Niger Coalition announced today that they have graduated from the GlobalGiving Accelerator program, gaining entry into the GlobalGiving marketplace and becoming a recognized partner of GlobalGiving. As part of the Accelerator, Remember Niger Coalition successfully raised $8,442 from 79 unique individual donors to support their project, “Send 40 Girls in Niger […]

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Remember Niger Celebrates 10 Years!

It is with great excitement that we enter a year-long celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Remember Niger Coalition. We invite you to journey with us this year as we remember our beginnings, acknowledge the progress we’ve made, and outline our plans to further our mission in Niger. In 2009, we met with representatives […]

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Be Connected

In early 2018, Sunrise Ministries, a long-time supporter of Remember Niger, made a commitment to help build a new building at the Madaoua School. Sunrise received a letter from the Madaoua leaders, monthly updates to share with their members, and regular meetings with Remember Niger staff. In October, 4 volunteers from Sunrise traveled to Niger […]

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“I built that.” Reflections by Coleen Colton

It is summer, 2014. The little tree that I planted three years ago has already grown tall enough to provide some shade, relief from the scorching afternoon sun in Aguie. I tell Kara how happy I am to see my little tree grown so tall, and Kara insists, “No, Coco, that’s the tree I planted!” […]

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Kara’s November trip to Niger

Dear friends,I just returned from a wonderful trip to Niger. It is always a privilege and a joy to be able to share Niger with all of you. Four people from Michigan and Sunrise Ministries church joined me to visit the schools and experience Nigerien culture. We had a great time and they enjoyed meeting […]

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Nigerien Independence Day

As July, the month of our Independence, passes by, we look forward to another celebration of Independence! This time, however, we are talking about Nigerien Independence Day! The formal independence of Niger was declared from France on August 3rd, 1960. To celebrate freedom and independence, Nigeriens enjoy lively festivals and parades. It is also common […]

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Sibling SUCCESS!

We are humbled and thankful for the ways your support is helping people in need in Niger. Mariama’s brother graduated from the boarding school we support several years ago. He received an excellent education and was at the top of his class. In fact, he did so well that the Niger government gave him a […]

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Medical treatment for Abdou

God sometimes reveals unexpected opportunities for us to help children in Niger. Kara first met Jamila and her young son Abdou in the fall of 2017 when she was making a visit to our boarding school. At that time, Abdou had a medical concern that was quite alarming. Isti, the director of the school brought […]

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