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Friends of Friends of Niger
Like Friends of Niger, The following organizations all share the common goal of helping the people of Niger in one way or another.
Friends of Niger encourages all to visit one or more of these websites to learn more about Niger and see what Private Voluntary (non-governmental) Organizations are doing in Niger. These links also offer alternatives for you to donate much-needed funds toward aid agencies working directly in Niger.
Please Donate What You Can
The NOMAD Foundation - helping nomads in Niger support themselves using expertise that has sustained them for centuries.
Amman Imman: Water is Life - a group devoted to bringing water and hope to those who have none. By building borehole wells, they provide water to individuals who are literally dying of thirst in Niger's Azawak Valley.
Action Against Hunger - programs in Maradi, Dakoro, and Tahoua
Africare - 35-year involvement in programs throughout Niger
CARE - development and emergency relief programs in six of Niger's eight regions
Catholic Relief Services - programs in Dogon Doutchi, Ouallam, Tanout, and Tillabéri
Islamic Relief operates a wide variety of projects, including education and training, water and sanitation, income generation, orphan support, health and nutrition, and emergency relief. Permanent projects are established in Niger.
Concern Worldwide - programs in and around Tahoua
Lutheran World Relief - programs in Maradi, Tahoua, and Tillabéri
Médecins Sans Frontières - programs in Aguié, Dakoro, Keita, Maradi, Tahoua, and Zinder
Mercy Corps - continuing emphasis on the hunger crisis
Oxfam - assisting nomadic people in Maradi, Tahoua, and Tillabéri
Plan International - programs in Tillabéri
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara - projects to support nomads in northern Niger
Serving in Mission - programs include general education, supporting the Galmi hospital, and others
SIM Hospital in Galmi - hospital between Birni N'Konni and Madaoua supported by Serving in Mission
United Nations World Food Programme - coordinating all bulk food distributions in southern Niger
World Vision - programs in and around Zinder
FON Needs Your Help Too
Niger continues to struggle with many challenges, and with your membership dues and/or donations we can make a difference in the lives of individual Nigeriens.
Please consider becoming a member or making a donation to Friends of Niger today: Membership and Donation Form