The Girl Effect Challenge

Unleash the Girl Effect in Niger!

RAIN + The Girl Effect = more girls in Niger succeeding

RAIN has been selected by The Girl Effect for an opportunity to become a partner by taking on The Girl Effect Challenge.  You can help us get there!

From November 1-30, make a donation to our  …

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Seiga Gets Help Through “The Waiting Season”

Food Aid Arrives in Tillaberi Communities for Families and Local School
Brian Nowak, Niger Program Director

Food delivery to the temporary cereal bank.

Thanks to your help, the village of Seiga and surrounding communities in the Tillaberi region of Niger will have access to subsidized grain to help them through the end of what’s known as “the hungry season,” …

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Girls Mentoring Update: Azahara and Fatima

Story 1 – Azahara Mohamed

Azahara, student in RAIN’s mentoring program

Azahara Mohamed is a student in the RAIN mentoring program in the nomadic community of Akokan, located in the remote northern area of Arlit. Azahara is from a very vulnerable family, whose mother is on her own in raising Azahara and her three brothers by cleaning homes in the city. …

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Program Update: Akokan Mentors

The women of Akokan thrive with a savings and loan program

The Akokan women’s mentor group of Arlit first began in 2005. Since then, the members have come to know and trust each other, and have created a strong partnership with the local school, supporting themselves and their program with a herd of goats provided by RAIN. The next goal: achieve sustainability for the 16 mentors and 82 at-risk girls for the next two years. …

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Vote for RAIN to win a CLASSY Award!

Community Garden Project in Mari a CLASSY Award Finalist

RAIN has been announced as a Finalist for the Eastern Region in Hunger and Poverty Relief for the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards, given each year for excellence in philanthropy from Stay The featured project is our work with the Niger village of Mari, investing in sustainable agriculture with a co-operative garden and empowering women with the means to achieve greater food security. …

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