Coup

I just wanted to give a quick update regarding the coup in Niger. I’ve received quite a few emails regarding my safety. I can assure you that everything is peaceful in Niger, and life seems to be continuing on as normal. I was fortunate to get into the country a couple days before the event […]

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Niger Trip – February 2010

I leave for Niger this afternoon and will be posting new entries as often as I am able. Unfortunately, the internet connection in Niger is very slow and not reliable, so I probably won’t be able to upload as many pictures or post as many entries as I would like. However, my hope is that […]

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Why We Act

Children begging for money with rusted tin bowls offers insight into the extreme lack of educational opportunities in Niger. These children are trying to collect enough money to attend a Koranic School. For West African parents, sending their children to a school where the Koran is studied is an Islamic tradition that goes back many […]

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