Give the Gift of Education This Giving Tuesday!

This #Giving Tuesday give a student like Naoudi the gift of education. RAIN has a matching grant of $50,000 Double your impact this Giving Tuesday! You have the ability to help at-risk girls receive an education. Each donation is a gift worth giving. This Tuesday don’t miss this chance to make a huge meaningful impact!

“At the Center, …

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Annual Meeting

A special thank you to F.L. Putnam Investmant Company, for sponsoring our annual meeting.

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Women Garden’s Becoming Sustainable

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara’s mentoring program is a huge success. The program focuses on empowering women to become community leaders, by building their skills and through income generating activities. Unlettered women become mentors to girls and at-risk boys—to help them stay in school and succeed there. This educational advocacy is extremely import as Niger, has high poverty, child marriage and illiteracy rates, …

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RAIN Is Looking to Hire A Grant Writer!

Position Type: Contractor (@24 hours per week)
Onsite at Portsmouth NH office & remote
Start Date: Immediate
Reports to: Executive Director

Application: Letter of interest and cover letter by e-mail to or by mail to: Rain4Sahara, PO Box 1503, Portsmouth NH 03802.

A non-profit organization based in Portsmouth NH, Rain for the Sahel and Sahara (RAIN) partners with rural and nomadic desert people of West Africa to enable enduring and relevant livelihoods through access to education and opportunity.RAIN seeks an experienced part-time Grant Writer on a contract basis. …

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Student Sponsorship Campaign

For the first time, we are offering our donors the opportunity to support an individual student as she or he follows a path to a better life. Sponsoring a RAIN student gives a motivated, talented young person in the world’s poorest country the opportunity to succeed against the odds. Children of rural and nomadic communities in Niger have few options when it comes to education. …

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Irma Turtle

In Loving Memory of Agadez Learning Center benefactor, Irma Turtle

For over 25 years Irma Turtle served people less fortunate than she. Irma was a loving person and believed in the heart, the spirit and the mind. Her favorite quote was from Mahatma Gandhi:  “Be the change you want to see.” Irma certainly did that through her organization, …

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