Berber Women’s Art in Northwest Africa with Cynthia Becker Friday 3.27

Friday March 27th
newington nh

Up next in our Dinner & Discovery: West Africa Salon Series – “Berber Women’s Art in Northwest Africa” with Cynthia Becker on Friday 3.27! A scholar specializing in the arts of the Imazighen (Berbers), Cynthia will explore the role of women in the arts and culture of Niger’s Touareg. Jewelry and hand crafted items from Niger will be available for sale. …

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Update from Bess in Agadez

Greetings from Agadez!

With apologies to New England friends, the weather here has been pleasant, and Brian and I have been working 24/7 as I enter my third week here, enjoying the sense of progress. I wanted to share a bit of what we’ve been up to with you – our friends and supporters.

We’re grateful to Jack Teeters, …

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RAIN Seeks Director of Individual Giving

director, individual giving
portsmouth nh

The ideal candidate will exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, work well with many types people (staff, volunteers, donors), have strong written and verbal communications, and be an experienced project manager.  They should be able to work independently on projects, from conception to completion; work under pressure while handling a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion; …

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2014 In Review

Together, we changed the lives of 4,000 people in Niger this year.
slated for 2015

  • Expansion of the Agadez Learning Center so more nomadic students can succeed in secondary school
  • Savings & Loan groups bringing financial opportunity to women
  • Women’s community gardens, increasing food security for rural families
  • Expansion of School Market Gardens
  • 140 mentors guiding 700 at-risk girls through primary school

We’re halfway to our Annual Appeal campaign goal of $30,000 – …

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