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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Thank you for Laying the Foundation

The Zinder Middle School will be completed this summer thanks to you, our partners and supporters! We raised over $30,000 for this project, which will ensure that the students of the Zinder school will continue to receive a quality education through middle school. Below you will see a letter we recently received from Latifa, a […]

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Exploring Tahoua – Char’s Perspective

We have recently begun some new projects in Tahoua, a city a bit north of where we have built and partnered in the past. Between meetings and school visits, Kara and Char had some time to explore. Check out these fun photos!      

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Enjoying Niamey

One day last week we drove around Niamey in Maman’s taxi, tending to various errands. With the windows rolled down and the wind on our faces, I had a truly enjoyable and interesting day getting to know Ibrahim’s brother. The time seemed to fly by as we traveled around and Maman’s stories flooded my mind with new […]

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A Gracious Welcome

Moments after my plane touched down in Niger this week, I was graciously welcomed with a delicious, traditional Nigerien meal. The opportunity to relax and indulge in lamb stew, rice, couscous, and cabbage triggered my mind and body to fully comprehend that I was back in Niger. What a great way to begin my time […]

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