Starting on September 24th through October 9, hundreds of supporters from Michigan, Minnesota, DC, and South Carolina rallied at bike races, runs, walks, and held a pancake breakfast, to raise over $32,000 to send children to school in Niger. At the same time, they also introduced our mission to over […]
The Rotary International Grant had funded a new wall for the Tsibiri school. It is really well constructed!! The school has needed one for many years, and it is wonderful to have it finished.
I had a great trip to Zinder! It’s amazing to see how far that school has come! When I first came to Niger in 2006, they were just starting construction on the first building. The notion of children being educated on the campus was still a dream. Now, six years later, […]
Niger officially gained its independence from France on August 3, 1960. In 1975, tree planting became a tradition throughout Niger in order to mark the day and to prevent the desert from advancing further into croplands. The 2011 summer volunteers and I had the great privilege of participating in this […]
I had a great time at the primary school in Aguie. So much happened and was accomplished during my 3-day visit. I worked on art projects with each of the classes and met with the teachers and directress. Admittedly, I had the most fun when I was working with […]
Among this year’s exciting news is an extremely generous gift by an anonymous donor. With this donation Remember Niger started an endowment for the schools in Niger and is building a new primary school in Aguie. The current school structure in Aguie has walls made of sticks and grass; the […]