Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger

 
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Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger

Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger
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Map of Niger, West Africa

Map of Niger, West Africa
Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world-much of it the desert of the vast Sahara. RAIN is one of very few organizations that venture this far. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tuareg Girls Studying

Tuareg Girls Studying
Through RAIN mentoring programs, girls not only learn to read and write, but learn traditional skills, as well. (view small | med | large | orig)

Azara with Mentor Tarbane Ewalwal

Azara with Mentor Tarbane Ewalwal
"Due to the exchange of information between the mentors and the students my life has changed for the better. Our knowledge is multiplied many times." Mentor Tarbane Ewalwal (view small | med | large | orig)

Bess Palmisciano with Akokan Mentors

Bess Palmisciano with Akokan Mentors
RAIN Executive Director and Founder Bess Palmisciano, with mentors in Arlit. Previously illiterate, mentors now take literacy classes themselves, and become esteemed advisors in their communities. (view small | med | large | orig)

Fatima and her Mentor Boulie

Fatima and her Mentor Boulie
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Azahra Mohamed learning practical skills.

Azahra Mohamed learning practical skills.
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Akokan Mentor President Marie Jasmine with Goat

Akokan Mentor President Marie Jasmine with Goat
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Tirboye school sign

Tirboye school sign
Photo from Progress Report 'New Mentoring Programs in Nassile and Tirboye' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tirboye mentors help plant the school garden

Tirboye mentors help plant the school garden
Photo from Progress Report 'New Mentoring Programs in Nassile and Tirboye' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Organization

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
http://www.rain4sahara.org

Project Leader

Julia D'Orazio

Office Manager
Portsmouth, NH United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger