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 meeting […]

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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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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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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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Solar Powered Schools, Here We Come!

Niger is quite rich in sun, as many of us know well, especially because the sun is the center of the Nigerien flag! We are excited to finally share with you that soon, we will be able to take advantage of this valuable and plentiful natural resource. It requires an enormous amount of energy to […]

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That Middle School Update You’ve All Been Waiting On

The middle school looks great, feels great, smells great… well you get the picture! It’s exciting to see it already taking shape and progressing since we completed the Laying the Foundation Campaign in June. Here’s a cool update for you, that even I have just learned: our partners in Niger have chosen to construct the […]

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