Although renowned in the global market for its exports in uranium, Niger remains one of the world’s poorest, most underdeveloped and illiterate nations. An independent country since 1960, the country has a history of continuous political instability and strife. The Sahara Desert’s Climate impedes agriculture and slavery was legal until 2003.

How to help

World Vision sponsorships currently aids over 42,000 children in Niger. (Five hundred and seventy thousand children are currently orphaned or have lost a parent.) One dollar a day can ensure that a child in Niger’s needs are met, providing proper nutrition, health services and education. To support a child in Niger, visit 

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