She’s going to be the President of Niger!

Chizoba is one of our sponsored students. I had the opportunity to talk to her mother when I was visiting the school in Madaoua. She told me to tell her daughter’s sponsor and all of our donors and partners “Thank you!” She said, “Parents do not know how thank you. Unless we have this help […]

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Thank you Rotary!

The Madaoua School will soon have 4 new latrines, thanks to a Rotary District Grant! Specifically, I would like to thank Cindy Carlson who has been instrumental in facilitating this grant through her club in Minnesota: New Brighton-Mounds View Rotary. Other contributing clubs are North St. Paul/Maplewood/Oakdale Rotary Club and Roseville Rotary Club as well […]

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Beauty in Madaoua

“Whenever I walk through the gates of the school yard and see the new school and the beautiful hand washing stations I feel so proud that my daughter goes to such a great school.” This is what a young mother told me when I visited the Madaoua Primary School. The construction of the first block […]

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Girls can play soccer too – and, they’re awesome!

I would like to send a big thank you to Jennifer Hillman for all of the soccer uniforms she has supplied throughout the past few years. Yesterday evening the girls at the Tsibiri boarding school put the uniforms on and played a competitive game of soccer. Everyone at the school had a great time! I […]

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They are hungry

Isti, the director of the Tsibiri Boarding School has a huge heart! Normally only the boarding students are served three meals each day. However, when we were discussing the food program this week, Isti told me that the students from the village were eating with them. Their parents were sending them to the school for […]

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“I want to be something”

Halima is another 6th grade student who will join the Secondary School Scholars next year. When I asked why she likes going to the Tsibiri Boarding School, she said that she really likes the way her friends and teachers help her. Everyone supports one another. When I asked her why she wants to go on […]

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“I am free”

One of the girls who stays in the dorm at Tsibiri and attends middle school in Nana. Nana is in the 3rd year of middle school and will take the national exam at the end of this year. If she passes she will be able to attend high school. She comes from a village near […]

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Secondary School Scholars

This year, we are starting an exciting new scholarship program for girls – “The Secondary School Scholars”. The Remember Niger Coalition will fund scholarships for girls who want to continue their education after primary school, but whose parents are unable to afford it. The scholarships will cover room and board, uniforms, books and supplies. The […]

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Success!

100% of the students at the schools we support passed the national 6th grade exam this past July! Congratulations!

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Philemon – Teacher at Aguie

Philemon received a teacher training scholarship from Remember Niger six years ago. He comes from a well educated family who lives near Maradi. He grew up seeing the needs of the people around him and wanted to help them. He loves teaching and thought that it would be a way to help his region and […]

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