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!
Walking into a classroom full of very energetic children makes the long flights and lack of sleep worth it! Karen and I arrived in Niger Thursday evening and barely had time to close our eyes and sleep before we were off on another 3.5 hour flight from Niamey to Zinder. […]
After two long, but good flights (Minneapolis to Paris and Paris to Niamey) Kara and I arrived in Niamey about 4pm on Wednesday. We woke up early on Thursday to take another flight to Maradi, which is 2 hours east of Niamey by plane. This beautiful sunny, warm day with […]
In just a few days, I leave on another trip to Niger. Ruth Jones, a Remember Niger Coalition Board Member will join me in bringing the support we have received from all of you — donations, thoughts and prayers. Here are our objectives and goals for this trip: See the […]
We were thrilled that our return trip to Niamey went well. Thanks for all the prayers! This time the trip took just over 11 hours, far better than the 13 hours it took to get to Maradi. Currently, there is a section of the road, if you can call it that, […]
Before I left, a frequent question that came up was, “What will you do in Niger?” I answered it as best I could knowing our high level objectives. I remember asking it when my mother was on her two trips to Niger, as well as the trip my niece Emily […]
The experience of flying into Niamey is one I hope to always remember. The color of the ground blended into the sky and the few clouds we saw really looked like they held sand, certainly not water or moisture. Once we were on the ground, the landscape came more to […]