Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger

by Rain for the Sahel and Sahara
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Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Women Artisan Cooperatives in Niger
Dec 30, 2014

Together we've changed women's lives in Niger

Seiga artisan
Seiga artisan

Niger’s nomads are skilled craftspeople; the artistry trade is a whole identity to certain castes of people and has long supported them. Traditional skills have eroded over time, and fewer young women learn the skills their mothers and grandmothers knew. Keeping traditional culture alive is part and parcel of what we do. Members of our artisan co-operatives act as cultural ambassadors to the next generation. As they earn more, learn new designs and expand their markets, interest grows in the community. 

Your contribution to help support these artisans is nothing less than an investment in the possibility for marginalized desert families to shape their own futures in the poorest country in the world.

Enjoy this video highlighting all the ways we've helped to make Niger a better place in 2014.

Thank you for all you do and Happy New Year from all of us at RAIN!

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Whitney Fleming
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Portsmouth, NH Niger

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