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2017 Rally for Niger Images

This year, rallies were held in various states (Michigan, Minnesota, Washington DC & South Carolina)  and raised funds to build a preschool. The rally that was held in Maryland raised funds for tutoring for the Hamsa Girls Education Center. Thank you to everyone who participated and supported the events! ” […]

Time to Rally for Niger!

People young and old, from all different backgrounds, come together every year all around the United States to raise money for children in Niger. These rally events are organized by various organizations, groups and clubs. The rallies are fun and there is a sense of camaraderie as we talk and […]

A Lasting Impression

We are thankful to have great church partners who value building strong relationships with our partners in Niger. This year, Georgetown Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC and Sunrise Ministries in Hudsonville, Michigan sent volunteers to Niger. Santo, a volunteer from Sunrise Ministries, traveled there this past summer. It was a […]

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 […]

Letters from Sponsored Students

Rachida Dear sponsor, My name is Rachida and I’m in class of CE1 (3rd Grade). I am one of the girls you kindly took care of to facilitate my studies. My parents and I would like to tell you how pleased we are with your action. In Niger it is […]

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 […]

The Smith Boys’ “Far-Away Sister”

Matthew (12) and Austin (10) Smith’s family has been sponsoring Halimatou for almost four years. These boys have corresponded with Halimatou and they think of her as their far-away sister! We sent them a few questions to learn more about how their family’s sponsorship has influenced them. Why is it […]

A Letter from a Sponsor Family

Written by Leah DeYoung I am a parent of a child in the United States where my child wants so badly to go over to Niger to help. It makes me so proud. Lydia wants to make a difference and I couldn’t be more proud of that. I think she […]

Chesterbrook Taiwanese Presbyterian Church – 30 Hour Famine

This month the youth group at Chesterbrook Taiwanese Presbyterian Church in Falls Church, Virginia presented the Remember Niger Coalition with a check for over $1,200. This was the first time that I had been presented with such a LARGE check! Mayline, a youth group leader, told me that members of […]

Books and Supplies for Students

Thanks to our sponsors, we have been able to purchase a large amount of supplies and books for students!  In fact it was one of the first things we did upon our arrival to Maradi.  The first two photos show Isti, the Director of the Tsibiri School, in a bookstore […]