13 Dec lack of power

Much of the country of Niger does not have access to electricity. Even in the capital city, power cuts are frequent, especially during the hottest months of the year. Pray that the Gospel would spread through a variety of media: through television, radio, internet searches,...

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06 Dec neglected widows

Many widows are neglected and scorned by their community in Niger. Many Nigerien widows are forced to leave their houses, have their children taken from them, and endure great difficulty finding work. Pray that Nigerien believers would care for the widows and that many would...

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29 Nov 50-100 students per teacher

Pray for the students of Niger. Most classrooms are composed of 50-100 students per teacher. Often classrooms do not have desks, power, or basic materials. School is frequently cancelled due to teacher strikes and it is not abnormal for all students to repeat a grade...

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22 Nov mocked and beaten

Pray for the women of Niger who endure great difficulties and hardships. Women are frequently mocked and beaten if they grieve or express pain. It is forbidden for women to go to a morgue or burial site. Women are expected to remain quiet during childbirth....

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15 Nov teachers on strike

Pray for the teachers in Niger who are frequently on strike as they often do not receive their wages from the government. Pray that the Lord would provide them stamina and endurance to teach the future generations of Niger.   Priez pour les enseignants au Niger qui...

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08 Nov taken from their mothers

In Niger, all of the children belong to the husband's lineage group. When a woman’s husband dies, the children are frequently taken from her and given to the deceased husband’s family. Pray that as Nigeriens become Christians, they would allow the women to have...

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01 Nov least livable country

According to the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI), Niger has been ranked the least livable country in the world for the last four years.  Pray for the people of Niger as they are in extreme disadvantage in the areas of longevity, education, and...

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25 Oct marriage norms

Many men throughout Niger marry while they are in their late twenties; girls often marry while in their early teens. Islamic law allows a man to have up to four wives.  Whether the marriage lasts or not, all of the children belong to the husband's...

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18 Oct Irikoy Tira Hanna

Although the Bible has been translated into Zarma, only a very small percentage of the Zarma population are literate.  Pray that the stories of Jesus Christ would permeate the nation of Niger.  Pray that the Zarma people will have access to the Bible in a...

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14 Oct External Threats

Niger continues to face various external threats along it’s borders including insecurity in Libya, spillover from conflict in Mali, and violent extremism in northeastern Nigeria.   Please pray that within this time of uncertainty, that God’s certainty would become evident.  May the people of Niger...

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