Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger

by Rain for the Sahel and Sahara

Labe of Barka/MCV co-op with her design.

Labe of Barka/MCV co-op with her design.
Photo from Progress Report 'Update from Bess: New co-op creations underway!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Aisha models a new hat prototype.

Aisha models a new hat prototype.
Photo from Progress Report 'Update from Bess: New co-op creations underway!' (view small | med | large | orig)

New leather purses from Albaye co-op.

New leather purses from Albaye co-op.
Photo from Progress Report 'Update from Bess: New co-op creations underway!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Fa La Lo Owners Liz Wright and Scott Segee

Fa La Lo Owners Liz Wright and Scott Segee
Photo from Progress Report 'Partner Feature: Fa La Lo Fair Trade Boutique' (view small | med | large | orig)

Wodaabe tote bag

Wodaabe tote bag
Photo from Progress Report 'Partner Feature: Fa La Lo Fair Trade Boutique' (view small | med | large | orig)

"Albaye" traditional Tuareg wallets

"Albaye" traditional Tuareg wallets
Photo from Progress Report 'Partner Feature: Fa La Lo Fair Trade Boutique' (view small | med | large | orig)

Halima Orte, Pres. of Barka Cooperative & her son

Halima Orte, Pres. of Barka Cooperative & her son
Photo from Progress Report 'Sahel news: Women Artisans Supporting Schools' (view small | med | large | orig)

Binbiya Marafa, Pres. of the pharmacy committee

Binbiya Marafa, Pres. of the pharmacy committee
Photo from Progress Report 'Sahel news: Women Artisans Supporting Schools' (view small | med | large | orig)

A well near Foudouk

A well near Foudouk
Photo from Progress Report 'Sahel news: Women Artisans Supporting Schools' (view small | med | large | orig)

chief of the Foudouk Wodaabe people

chief of the Foudouk Wodaabe people
Photo from Progress Report 'Sahel news: Women Artisans Supporting Schools' (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara

Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.rain4sahara.org
Project Leader:
Whitney Fleming
Manager Communications & Projects
Portsmouth, NH Niger

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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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