Help 50 Teens in Niger w/ Quality Formal Education

Jun 26, 2014


Dear friends and family;

With your help and kind contribution, we are on our way to complete our third year by mid-July. As we speak, our tenth grade students are taking their state exam that will determine whether they are ready for high school. The national success rate tends to hover below forty percent for public schools and about sixty to seventy five percent for private schools. Our hope is to be even above the seventy five percent rate. In fact, we set our goal at one hundred percent because we believe in the quality of our teachers and the great work that they have accomplished over the past three years.

UNFORTUNATELY, we might have to close the school by end of July 2014 as we are not able to secure funding for the past three months, let alone for the next academic year. This is our last call to you to help save the school and to continue to provide quality education to young boys and girls in the Republic of Niger.

Please act NOW with your donation to SAVE the school. Thank you.

Feb 18, 2014

Our brave students are preparing for the state exam!

Dear friends,

This academic year is a defining one for for International Academy of Niamey. In a few months, our 10th grade students will be sitting for the state exam. This will not be an easy task for them. However, we trust the quality of our current teachers to carry them through this upcoming challenge. We like to remind you of the important role you have played in carrying these young students to this point. We would not have been able to do this without your never ending support.

As we are hurdling to get to this important finish line, we still face many financial challenges notably our ability to meet our monthly obligations (mainly teachers' salaries) of $2,500. To that end, your support is needed more than ever. Please consider making donations of any amount.

Thanks for your considerations,

Nov 25, 2013

Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving...

Dear Friend,

Here at AIU Foundation we do not have to think long or hard about what we’re thankful for this
Thanksgiving. We’re grateful for you, every single day.

You reached out your hand and helped many middle school students to get quality formal education. You
made the first steps and many young girls and boys are taking a journey of a thousand miles.

With your support, we now have 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grades with enrollement if just 9 students in 2011 to our current level of 24 students that received from free education to school suppliers. 

Together, we are changing lives and developing a new generation of hope.

You’ve made an immense difference this year to the young girls and boys of NIGER Republic. I can’t thank
you enough.

Happy Thanksgiving,


Oct 7, 2013

Changing Africa. Impacting the World.

Friends and Supporters,

Thank you, thank you, and thank you. Because of your kindness and generosity, we were able to complete two full academic years since our collective journey began in June 2011. We are embarking to the 2013-2014 academic year that will surely come with its challenges. But because of your generosity over the past two years, I have full faith that this year will be another successful one. From nine students in 2011, we are at over twenty students today. While this is testimony of our accomplishments, it is also a call for all of us to open our pocket so that these young girls and boys can accomplish their dreams of becoming good and productive citizens of the world. We are changing Africa. We are impacting the World. Since 2011, we have provided a combined forty years of education. This is all because of you. Please donate today. Thank you.


Jul 15, 2013

2nd Year End Results Are In - Read for yourself.

2013 Year End Gathering
2013 Year End Gathering

Friends and family,

We did it again, 100% success rate for the academic year 2012-2013, thanks to your never ending support.

In a country where less than 60% of students make it to next level, International Academic of Niamey (IAN) is proud to inform you that it has achieved 100% success rate, AGAIN, for its second academic year 2012-2013 that ended on June 5, 2013. This would not have been possible without your monetary support and donations. Through your donations, we were able to accomplish the following:

  • Hired some of the best teachers in Niger Republic
  • Build an effective and efficient administration personnel
  • Building a computer lab
  • Provide free or low cost tuition to all our students

While we are proud of this accomplishment, we are keenly aware of our challenges for the upcoming years. Our goal for 2013-2014 is increase our enrollment level to fifty young girls and boys, from our current total students body of eighteen. This is an aggressive goal that will require projected annual expenses of over $50,000.

We continue to seek financial support in developing our ideal academic institution - an outlet for African students to learn and excel in academic programs that are significant to the future maintenance and growth of the people of Africa and their communities.

Our 2013 Third annual fundraiser helped raised $2,000 toward 2013-2014 academic year. We hope you will continue to support us in our efforts to raise the remaining $50,000. We will utilize every contributed dollar and asset to its highest and best value.



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