Niger Trip April 2015

16 posts

Kylee – My Journey

My journey with Remember Niger started a couple years ago, but not until about a year ago did I actively become involved. My church partners with Remember Niger and through that I have become closely connected. Last fall we held the Ride for Hope bike rally, raising money for Remember […]

A Day in Niger

7:00am:  I wake up and wonder where I am. I’m so tired, I have to pry my eyelids open. I hear a knock at my door and suddenly remember that I’m in Niger, therefore this must be the result of jet-lag. Yesterday, we flew from Niamey, the capital of Niger, […]

A Successful Trip, by Kara

It takes much effort and participation by a lot of people to ensure a successful trip to Niger. For that reason I want to say thank you to everyone who helped make this recent trip a success! Many people gave letters and support for our students, others provided soccer jerseys […]

Evening meal in Niamey

It is our last full day in Niger, and we are “cooking up a storm” for our evening meal!  Tomorrow (Monday) we will visit the school in Niamey, have a meeting with some partners in Niger and ready ourselves for our return flight home.  Thank you everyone for your thoughts […]

The Madaoua School, by Alex Parler

On Friday, we visited the new school in Madaoua. When I was in Niger last year, we had a meeting with a man from Madaoua who had a vision for a primary school in his town. Since then, the church there has established a kindergarten on their property with some […]

Church in Niamey and more photos

The Remember Niger team attended church in Niamey this morning. Several photos are on Facebook.  In addition, many more photos from the trip have been posted to Instagram.  

Another view of Niger, by Kylee Jackson

This morning (Saturday) our group ventured off into the wild to see giraffes. I was just expecting a touristy morning, but it was much more than that. As our guide took us off the main road and into the bush, we saw many small villages. It really put into perspective […]

Mission Hospital at Galmi, by Alex Parler

Yesterday (Friday), we all took a tour of the mission hospital at Galmi, a small town between Maradi and Niamey, the capital. The hospital was started in 1949 and has been growing ever since to include four operating rooms, a physical therapy wing, an ICU, a neonatal care center, prenatal […]