The Madaoua School, by Alex Parler

On Friday, we visited the new school in Madaoua. When I was in Niger last year, we had a meeting with a man from Madaoua who had a vision for a primary school in his town. Since then, the church there has established a kindergarten on their property with some very dedicated teachers and strong, […]

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Church in Niamey and more photos

The Remember Niger team attended church in Niamey this morning. Several photos are on Facebook.  In addition, many more photos from the trip have been posted to Instagram.  

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Another view of Niger, by Kylee Jackson

This morning (Saturday) our group ventured off into the wild to see giraffes. I was just expecting a touristy morning, but it was much more than that. As our guide took us off the main road and into the bush, we saw many small villages. It really put into perspective how much more actually goes […]

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Mission Hospital at Galmi, by Alex Parler

Yesterday (Friday), we all took a tour of the mission hospital at Galmi, a small town between Maradi and Niamey, the capital. The hospital was started in 1949 and has been growing ever since to include four operating rooms, a physical therapy wing, an ICU, a neonatal care center, prenatal care, an emergency room, and […]

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A change in travel plans and a new perspective, by Catherine Parler

Yesterday (Friday) we drove from Maradi to the capitol of Niger, Niamey, stopping twice to visit Madaoua Primary School and the Galmi Missionary Hospital. This was an unplanned adventure, as we were originally supposed to drive until Galmi, then catch a propeller plane to Niamey. However, as with many situations we have come across in […]

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More Pictures

Here are a few more pictures from today.  More pictures have also been added to our Facebook and Instagram pages. Thank you, Kara, Catherine, Alex, Kylee and Anne

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Education in Action, by Catherine Parler

Wednesday at Tsibiri Primary Boarding School, we were able to meet some of the alumni of the school and of the Remember Niger Coalition. It was so inspirational to see how knowledgeable and content these students are now that they have moved on into college! They shared with us their plans for the future and […]

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Updates at Tsibiri, by Alex Parler

Today [written on April 7th] was the first full day that the full Remember Niger team was together and we made it count.  We began our day with a quick flight over the desert to Maradi, where we will be staying until Friday. After about eight lunches catered by our Nigerien friends, we trekked to […]

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Privileged to Meet Mariama, by Kylee Jackson

Before visiting Niger I was not sure I would have the privilege of meeting Mariama I., the student I have been sponsoring for the past year. On Wednesday, when we walked into her classroom at Tsibiri, she was the first student I made eye contact with. She stood out to me because she had this […]

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Technical Difficulties

Hello Followers! Kara and our four volunteers are currently in Maradi and are having a very good trip. However, they have had trouble getting a good Wi-Fi connection and haven’t been able to send blog posts or pictures. They have been able to upload a few pictures to our Instagram account, which are copied below. […]

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