20 Apr forced to receive Islamic teachings

In the Maradi region most children are left to wander in the streets and forced to receive Islamic teachings. • Pray that these children would know that the Lord delights in them. • Pray that the Lord would touch the hearts of the Islamic teachers so that...

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18 Apr married at a young age

According to the United Nations’ 2018 Human Development Report, 76% of women are married by the age of 18 and 19% of women between the ages of 15-18 have given birth.  Pray for the women of Niger who are forced into marriages and become...

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11 Apr 2 years of schooling

According to the United Nations’ 2018 Human Development Report,  the percentage of school-aged children enrolled in primary school is 74%, secondary school is 24% and tertiary school is 2%.  Only 8% of males have participated in some sort of secondary education whereas only 4% of...

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04 Apr gross national income

The gross national income per capita in Niger is $906 according to the United Nations’ 2018 Human Development Report.  In other words, the average Nigerien family has less than $2.50 a day to provide for their family, and most of the country has far less. ...

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28 Mar 10% child mortality rate

According to the United Nations’ 2018 Human Development Report, the malnutrition rate for children under 5 is 42.2% in Niger.  The child mortality rate for children under-five is almost 10% of live births.  The health care systems in Niger are extremely poor and most Nigeriens...

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21 Mar the least livable country again

In the 2018 Human Development Statistical Update, the United Nations again identified Niger as having the lowest human development ranking in the world based on factors including life expectancy, mean years of schooling, and gross national income per capita.  Pray that the church of...

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14 Mar those who are hungry

One Nigerien believer stated that those who are hungry will seek Christ.  In Niger, millions of people suffer from malnutrition.  The majority of the country is hungry and desperate for a Savior.  Pray that as Nigeriens experience the pangs of physical hunger, they will hunger...

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07 Mar blame their children

In Niger, many widows will blame their children for the deaths of their husbands and their subsequent misfortunes.  Many widows will verbally rebuke their children and even beat them as punishment for their father’s death.  One Muslim widow was a part of a conversation among...

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28 Feb lack of rainfall

Every year many families cannot make ends meet or provide enough food for their families because of the lack of rainfall in Niger. • Pray for the Lord to descend upon Niger with abundant rain and bless the land for food and provisions.   Chaque année, au Niger,...

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23 Feb too beautiful for a widow

Widows are often considered to be cursed in Niger.  One woman gave a widow a pretty second hand dress.  When she wore the dress to church, another woman told her, “That dress is too beautiful to be worn by a widow.” Pray that the...

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