Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund

 
$940
$2,560
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund has received 4 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $940 from an original funding goal of $3,500!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund posted a progress report
    Food Aid Project a Success.....Thanks to You!
    By - Bess Palmisciano - Executive Director
    RAIN is happy to share that through the support of our GlobalGiving friends, along with help from the Zakat Foundation, The Prem Rawat Foundation, and Rotary International, our Emergency Food Aid effort has been fully funded! Throughout this past summer, nomadic families watched helplessly as their crops withered, their...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund posted a progress report
    Project Update: Foudouk, Niger, and the Air Massif, From Founder Bess Palmisciano
    By - Bess Palmisciano - Founder
    -Project Update: Foudouk, Niger and the Air Massif, From Founder Bess Palmisciano Dear Friends, I have been in Agadez, the more remote, northern region of Niger, for about a week now, in the village of Foudouk, meeting with the Women's Artisan Cooperative RAIN has there, as well as with the President of the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund posted a progress report
    RAIN Food Aid Comes to the Village of Teyiss
    By - Mohamoud Mouta - Project Leader - Agadez
    In the region of Agadez, not far from Foudouk, there is a small, nomadic community called Teyiss. RAIN is new to Teyiss, though the community was aware of RAIN, hearing wonderful news from their Foudouk neighbors about the ways RAIN was helping the schools and families there. Teyiss is rather isolated and also showed real...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund posted a progress report
    Food Aid Continues as Communities Wait for Harvest
    By - Bess Palmisciano - Executive Director
    The status of the food supply in the Iferouane, Gougaram and Ingall communes of the Agadez region of Niger have not improved since our June distributions. Generally, rains are falling in Niger, though the amounts vary greatly among each region. In many regions the pastures are growing, but harvest will not be until...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund has received 15 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund posted a progress report
    RAIN Responds to Niger Hunger Crisis
    By - Bess Palmisciano - Executive Director
    The peoples of the Agadez region, Niger’s vast northern desert expanse, are strong and independent. They live a spartan life, well adapted to their severe desert home. Herds of goats, sheep and camels are the nomadic peoples’ source of sustenance. These animals provide milk, meat, and income. But drought and lack of...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund posted a progress report
    Food Crisis in Niger in the New York Times
    By - Bess Palmisciano - Executive Director
    Dear Friends, There is an article featured today’s New York Times by Adam Nossiter about the scope of the food crisis in Niger, including a slideshow. Nossiter deftly captures the cause and scope of the crisis; the severity of need, the displacement with the endless search for food, how hunger disrupts children’s...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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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
Newmarket, New Hampshire United States

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Map of Niger Emergency Food Aid Fund