Our clinic director needs to be able to visit remote camps to assist in emergency medical care especially for women giving birth. We need to be able to evacuate people to the hospital in case of emergencies. This year we had our first maternal mortalities since 2011. This may have been because of the slow evacuation […]
Nomads quest for water occupies most of their time. Taking herds to the well and hauling water can take 14 hours a day during the dry season when temperatures rise and water levels fall. The Tamesna Center for Nomadic Life now has two small wells which supply the school, medical clinic and adult education center, but […]
GIVE AT RISK YOUTH A START IN LIFE WITH A MICRO-LOAN OF $200 Niger, the poorest countryin the world has suffered from political instability since 2007. The least served youth in the country are the nomads. They have no education or services provided by the national government. NGO’s working with them have left the country […]
Nomads have few opportunities for education, but if they make it through one of the few grammar schools in the bush, they almost always stop at 6th grade because at this point they must move away from their families and go into a city to study. Most families do not have the means to send […]
HELP US BUILD NEW CLASSROOMS AT TAMESNA The classrooms you helped us build in 2012 have taken the children to fourth grade in 2015-6 when nine of the top level students were skipped to sixth grade and will be candidates in 2017-18 for junior high school. We need to build new classrooms in order for […]
If you just want to contribute $35 one time, we will put your donation into the pot for those students who do not have a sponsor.
Training Assists Mothers to Give Birth Safely The program conceived and run for five years by Dr. Bob Skankey is, with his guidance continuing with Dr. Becky Jones and OBGYN who took over the in country training in Niger October 2016. Her sister Pat Manzon, a certified mid-wife assisted. Dr. Skankey turned the program over […]