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GIVING TUESDAY IS COMING

GIVING TUESDAY IS COMING

 Giving Tuesday is an important day for charities, donors kindness, allows us to push forward our programs into the next year. Our campaign contiunes to be access to education through student sponsorship a first for RAIN. Help us create sustainable communities and economic development in NIger.

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Thank You To Our Friends And Sponsors

Thank You To Our Friends And Sponsors

 A thank you to our sponsors, volunteers and commitee members, who made our event possible. There were many people who came together to help set up, donated food and time or who sponsored our event. A special thanks to Matt Best, Raine Nowak, Mike Peer-George, Brittney (Mike's girlfriend), and Gabrielle Anderson. 

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2016 Annual Event: "A Little Decadence Here, For Sustenance There"

2016 Annual Event: "A Little Decadence Here, For Sustenance There"

  Join RAIN as we celebrate our 15th year of learning and earning. The event will have many attractions including famous Omara Moctar, "Bombino." Renowned Chef Haller, founder of the Blue Strawbery Restaurant in Portsmouth.  Come enjoy wine, appetizers, Champaign and dessert in the beautiful Oyster River Farm. The event is on July 18th 2016, at 5:30 P.M. 14 Deer Meadow Road, Durham, 03824.

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Irma Turtle

Irma Turtle

 Irma Turtle was a fantasticly creative person, who helped raise awareness and funds for the rural communites living in the Sahara Desert. She gave RAIN our Agadez Learning Center, which we have put to great use. Irma sadly passed away recently and Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, wishes to honor her memory by creating a page deticated to her lifes work.

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Tuareg men from the Aïr region spend 5-7 months each year on camel caravans, traveling to Bilma for dates and salt, and then to Kano to trade them for millet and other foodstuffs, household tools, and luxury items such as spices, perfume, and cloth.
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