Sibling SUCCESS!

We are humbled and thankful for the ways your support is helping people in need in Niger. Mariama’s brother graduated from the boarding school we support several years ago. He received an excellent education and was at the top of his class. In fact, he did so well that the Niger government gave him a […]

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The Mother's Fund is a scholarship fund for girls in Niger honoring the strength and love of mothers.

A Grandmother’s Love

Salamatou is 55 years old. She earns money by preparing and selling food for snacks to school children at recess. Salamatou was the youngest of seven children. Due to the generosity of her siblings who paid for her schooling, she attended primary school, but her years of dreaming to be a nurse were over when […]

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Honor your Mother or a loved one with the perfect gift this Mother's Day.

A Mother’s Gratitude

Chizoba (Chee-zoe-ba) is one of our sponsored students who has attended the Madaoua School since its beginning. Her mother asked Kara during a recent visit tell Chizoba’s sponsor and all of our donors and partners “Thank you!” She said, “Parents do not know how to thank you. Unless we have this help we know that […]

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Honor your Mother or a loved one with the perfect gift this Mother's Day.

Maryam and her mom

On a recent trip to Niger, a teacher told me that one of her students, 7-year-old Maryam, had been rejected by other schools because they believed she was mentally ill. When I met Maryam, her eyes shone brightly, and her positive, gentle spirit radiated infectiously. Like her teacher, I saw that she was articulate and […]

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In honor of mothers, the Remember Niger Coalition has established a special scholarship fund for secondary school girls.

Parent-teacher conference

Typically, there is little to no communication between parents and teachers in Nigerien public schools. However, while visiting Aguie Primary, a Remember Niger supported school, Headmistress Leahtou introduced us to a mother who just completed a parent-teacher conference. The young mother learned that her 4th grade son, Jamilou is struggling with his classwork. Like a […]

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Safe housing and access to school

Ousseina completed 6th grade and passed the required national grade exam, but without a middle school in her small village she would have to live in a large city in order to continue her education. Her mother immediately got to work, by contacting Isti, the director of RNC supported boarding school in Tsibiri. Isti had […]

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The Mother's Fund is a scholarship fund for girls in Niger honoring the strength and love of mothers.

Support and encouragement for her son

Looking at this proud mother gaze at her son with love and admiration, you would never guess that this young man is deaf. Life has not been easy for him. During a visit, we were once again reminded that deafness often means exclusion in Niger because of the great challenge of communication. Fortunately, this young […]

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Intern Spotlight!

Over the past two weeks, Ashley Hall junior, Natalie Smith, has been interning with us. She’s visited with over 10 different classrooms of students of all ages to educate them about Niger and share about our mission. We are so thankful for her efforts to encourage excitement and support within her school! GREAT JOB Natalie, […]

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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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