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Amman Imman empowers and supports Africa’s most vulnerable indigenous peoples and engages students worldwide as socially conscious leaders.

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“Water is Education” Borehole Almost Complete

December 22, 2021 - Finally after a long hiatus, with several starts and stops, the "Water is Education" borehole will
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Rebuilding watersheds, pasturelands, and forests

Rebuilding watersheds, pasturelands, and forests

Rebuilding Watersheds, Pasturelands, and Forests Learn More Donate Rebuilding Watersheds, Pasturelands, and Forests Learn More
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Landscape Restoration for Ecosystem Recovery Underway

Landscape Restoration for Ecosystem Recovery Underway

Mitigating Climate Change: Wetlands, forests, and pastures act as carbon-stores and micro-climates promoting rainfall Landscape Restoration...
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Landscape Restoration for Ecosystem Recovery

Landscape Restoration for Ecosystem Recovery

Landscape Restoration for Ecosystem Recovery Mitigating Climate Change: Wetlands, forests, and pastures act as carbon-stores and micro-climates promoting rainfall Landscape
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Landscape Reforestation

Landscape Restoration

Bringing back the marshes, pastureland, and forests of the Azawak Landscape Restoration Bringing back the marshes, pastureland, and forests of the Azawak We are pleased to announce that Amman Imman has been chosen to participate in the Trillion Trees Challenge ...
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Water Security

Water Security

Background: The primary need in the Azawak is water. Half of the children under five die due to reasons linked to lack of water, or poor quality water.    Given the depth of the water table, which starts at 200 meters, very few technologies work in the Azawak.  Deep boreholes ...
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Food Security

Food Security

Background: Niger in general suffers from severe food insecurity.  In the Azawak, the abundant livestock, utilized for trade and for milk, curtailed food shortages in the region.  In fact, the Azawak used to be the best pastoral land of West Africa, and the wealthiest region. Most of the livestock has ...
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Healthcare and Education

Health Care and Education

Background: Access to any sort of health care is almost nonexistent in the Azawak.  There are few health posts, and those that exist are held by non-qualified government staff (people with no medical background).  Typically, getting to one of these centers takes several days by donkey.    The only two ...
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Revenue Generating

Revenue Generation

Background: Access to water makes it possible for livelihood activities to begin. Prior to having a borehole, people spent all their time looking for water, and had no time to take on “jobs” or engage in other activities that would allow them to make revenue. Extreme poverty overshadows each of ...
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