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 […]

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News from Kara in Niger

Hello from Niger! After making the trip from Michigan into Niamey, I’m experiencing quite an adjustment in temperature. The hot season has already begun in Niger. It usually starts in March or early April and goes until May or June when the rainy season begins. At this point, the temperature is only in the 80s […]

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News from Kara in Niger – A Family I Met

I’d like to introduce you to this family I met the other day. The family has just returned from Nigeria, where the father went to find work a few years ago. Since returning, he has enrolled the 5 oldest children in one of the schools we support. The youngest child is still at home. They […]

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News from Kara in Niger – Ashley Hall Students

The 3rd and 5th graders at Ashley Hall in Charleston, SC have partnered with us and are connecting with students in Niger! They have spent time learning about our schools and about what it is like to be a student in Niger. The Ashley Hall students then wrote letters, assembled books, and made bracelets for […]

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News from Kara in Niger – Listen to Nana Fadima Sing!

We have 10 kindergarten students who need sponsors as soon as possible! They all such kind and energetic kids, eager to learn and to be in school. You are going to love this video of Nana Fadima (in pink in the middle). She is one of the kindergarteners in need of a sponsor. Listen to […]

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Georgetown Presbyterian Church travels to Niger

Thoughts from Chris Chatelaine-Samsen, mission pastor at GPC, after returning from their mission trip to Niger. “We found high-achieving students, as well as teachers and administrators who are hard-working, smart, and resourceful with limited finances.” “I was thrilled that Georgetown Presbyterian Church was able to sponsor a trip to Niger through Remember Niger. We’ve had […]

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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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Scholarship Recipients: Hear Their Stories

We had the opportunity to meet with three scholarship recipients today. These young ladies are wonderfully intelligent and so friendly. It was truly a pleasure to get to know them on a more personal level. When we asked them why they wanted to stay in school, they said they are determined to stay in school, to […]

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Meet Our New Friends at the School for the Deaf

We have slowly developed a strong partnership with Capitol School for the Deaf during the past two years. It began when a mutual friend took us to the school for a visit. We were so impressed with the director, teachers, and students during the visit that we committed to supporting the school through food. This year […]

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