General News

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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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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Alex & Ani Charmed by Charity 10.22

Shop, socialize and make your own creation at the Alex & Ani Charmed by Charity event at their Congress Street location in Portsmouth, NH.

Alex & Ani features eco-conscious, positive energy products that adorn the body,
enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit.

On Wednesday October 22 from 5-7pm, 15% of sales will be donated to RAIN. …

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Thank You to all who made West Africa Day possible

WOW! What an inspiring experience for all at Redhook – even the clouds stepped aside for the festivities! A very special thanks to Randy Armstrong, Volker Nahrmann, Jose Duque, Shamou, Theo Martey and Akwaaba Ensemble, Erich Ludwig & Federator No. 1, Liz Fowler, Namory Keita and the Seacoast West African Dance & Drum Group for bringing everyone together in celebration. …

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