A Message from Bess in Niger

To: RAIN Partners and Supporters
A Message from Executive Director Bess Palmisciano in Niger
AGADEZ – October, 2011

Right now, the world news of Niger is all about former Libyan officials hiding somewhere in the desert.  The true story, though, is in the food crisis here.  Last year we had excellent rains, and this year the season started well. However, …

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RAIN and The Prem Rawat Foundation School Food Aid in Agadez: One Year Later

In 2010, RAIN and  The Prem Rawat Foundation teamed up in response to the drought induced food crisis in Agadez – read more of  this TPRF blog article about the positive impact for our nomadic partner communities!


The Prem Rawat Foundation was created in 2001and is a U.S 501(c)(3) public charity based in California. …

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New tote bags are here!

Beautiful Tote Bags from the Wodaabe artisan cooperative

RAIN is excited to announce that the bright, beautiful, colorful tote bags featuring hand embroidery by Wodaabe women in our “Metier Chance Vivre” cooperative are now available to buy!

Contact us to order!

The tote bags sell for $40 each. 100% of proceeds go to the women, who donate 50% to the care, …

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