Remember Niger Celebrates 10 Years!

It is with great excitement that we enter a year-long celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Remember Niger Coalition. We invite you to journey with us this year as we remember our beginnings, acknowledge the progress we’ve made, and outline our plans to further our mission in Niger. In 2009, we met with representatives […]

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Our partners from Niger visit the United States

Two years ago when we began planning the Remember Niger Coalition 10th anniversary, we never could have imagined what an honor it would be to witness our supporters in the U.S. meeting our partners from Niger! When the time finally came in October 2019, it was our pleasure to welcome Ibrahim Abdou and Mariama Harouna […]

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November 2019 – 3,000 students and 12 schools!

Ready or not, in late October off I went to Niger, Africa. I had no idea what to expect… But nothing prepared me for what I witnessed firsthand…the people were incredible. In my almost 3 weeks there, I never witnessed any sign of despair or of conflict. The adults were going about their business and […]

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Teacher Training at the Niamey School for the Deaf

I recently returned from a wonderful week at the Niamey School for the Deaf in Niamey, Niger. This school is a special place; in an educational system where people with disabilities have little support and few resources, the School for the Deaf is a welcome refuge where students are known, loved, and supported as they […]

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Remember Niger Coalition Becomes Recognized Partner of GlobalGiving

April 4, 2019 Remember Niger Coalition announced today that they have graduated from the GlobalGiving Accelerator program, gaining entry into the GlobalGiving marketplace and becoming a recognized partner of GlobalGiving. As part of the Accelerator, Remember Niger Coalition successfully raised $8,442 from 79 unique individual donors to support their project, “Send 40 Girls in Niger […]

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Be Connected

In early 2018, Sunrise Ministries, a long-time supporter of Remember Niger, made a commitment to help build a new building at the Madaoua School. Sunrise received a letter from the Madaoua leaders, monthly updates to share with their members, and regular meetings with Remember Niger staff. In October, 4 volunteers from Sunrise traveled to Niger […]

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“I built that.” Reflections by Coleen Colton

It is summer, 2014. The little tree that I planted three years ago has already grown tall enough to provide some shade, relief from the scorching afternoon sun in Aguie. I tell Kara how happy I am to see my little tree grown so tall, and Kara insists, “No, Coco, that’s the tree I planted!” […]

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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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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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