From New Castle to Niger with Leonard Seagren


Join retired pilot and RAIN supporter Leonard Seagren on a journey that would bring him together with nomadic teens of the West African desert and their dream for an education.

Hosted by: Nancy Borden & Lou Salome

Sunday June 21 5:30 – 7:30pm
The Hart House
61 Walbach Street New Castle NH

$45pp includes beer, …

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The International Foundation Supports School Market Garden Expansion

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara is pleased to announce a new partnership with The International Foundation to expand and repair School Market Gardens in two partner communities. This brings us closer to our 2015 goal of expanding four gardens, reflecting the overall Food & Water Security Program goal for all community and school gardens to be self-sustaining within 3-5 years. …

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$2K Matched for Mentoring on GlobalGiving

Wow, we’re bowled over by your response to our matching Bonus Day for mentoring on GlobalGiving.org on May 13th – over $2,000 was raised to support at-risk nomadic schoolgirls with local women mentors at their sides….an ebullient THANK YOU to all who answered the call!

You can still support mentoring in a unique way – by empowering the women who volunteer with Savings & …

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RAIN Volunteer Runs for Niger

Volunteer Susana Castillo Rodriguez is running The Maine Coast Marathon May 10th for RAIN! Visit her page on Crowdrise if you’d like to sponsor her. Go, Susana!

“I believe that small actions can have a big impact on other people’s lives. I am training to run the Maine Coast Marathon with an incredible gang of girlfriend runners. …

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The Agadez Learning Center Receives Generous Support from Partners

RAIN would like to recognize recent support for the Agadez Learning Center for nomadic students in Niger.

Friends of Niger engaged their supporters to raise $2,000 in addition to the III/IV Cohorts of former Niger Peace Corps volunteers, bringing another $1,000 towards scholarships for our nomadic students. The Portsmouth NH Chapter of Rotary International contributed a grant of $5,000 to expand the dormitories and kitchen to bring privacy, …

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