Souri has spent the past many years traveling regularly to Nigeria to make ends meet as a house maid, sometimes risking threats such as banditry and sexual assault.
Calling All Artists and Activists! Amman Imman has teamed up with Popsockets to join Poptivism, a program that promotes activism and philanthropy through the sale of artist-designed phone grips. We are curating a special line of PopGrips designed by our Wells of Love student artists -- and you can purchase one! A full 50% of the sale price is donated to Amman Imman! Click here to purchase an artist-designed Popgrip. (Click here for alternate link ) Designed by 11-year-old Fassely Popgrip + Activist = Poptivist We envision a page of PopGrips designed by people just like you. Add your [...]
The indigenous populations of the Azawak, in Niger and Mali, are the unheard victims of the climate crisis
Desertification has ravaged this once lush pastureland, the ancestral home to a half million Tuareg and Wodaabe Fulani nomads.
This past year Greta Thunberg woke up the world with the proclamation “Your house is burning!” Greta and other young activists have put us on alert that we must “unite behind the science” and do something about climate change right now.
Looking forward to engaging young leaders at the The GreenMount School as activists in alleviating #climatechange
Engaging young leaders at the The GreenMount School as activists in alleviating #climatechange Looking forward to engaging young leaders at the The GreenMount School as activists in alleviating #climatechange as they study West Africa @greenmountk8 Photo by @alzharawalking: Women leaving their village to travel to a neighboring country in search of work. Having clean water will curtail this migration as their local economy develops. Then they earn money at home and stay with home with their fam Thanks for the repost! These mothers are leaving their village to find work in another country because there is no water, and therefore no [...]
This machine digs hundreds of feet into the ground, reaching depths that have provided water to the over 5,000 people
This machine digs hundreds of feet into the ground, reaching depths that have provided water to the over 5,000 people Thanks to a drill rig like this one, and the work of our incredible staff, the people of the community, and our donors and volunteers, Ebagueye received designation as an official village! It may not look like much, but this machine digs hundreds of feet into the ground, reaching depths that have provided water to the over 5,000 people of Ebagueye and surrounding communities daily for the past 7 years. During the dry season as many as 35,000 people and animals [...]
Portrait of Ariane Kirtley, initiator of Marcher sur l’eau, and FAMAE “PRECIOUS WATER!” challenge laureate
Ariane Kirtley, initiator of Marcher sur l’eau, and FAMAE “PRECIOUS WATER!” challenge laureate The “Marcher sur l’eau” project has as a goal to increase the resilience of 40,000 people living in the Sahel who are suffering from one of the world's most serious water shortage. We will be implementing a “sustainable management of wetlands/agroforestry” project and solar drilling for multiple villages.
Building Hope. Giving Education. Providing Opportunities. Families in the Azawak walk up to 30 miles a day searching for water. Children have little to no time for education. Parents migrate to neighboring countries to look for a livelihood. We are raising money to build the "Water is Education" borehole-well to provide water to 40,000 and the possibility of an education for as many as 5,000 children. Please SUPPORT WATER FOR EDUCATION!
In June, Algeria abandoned 13,000 migrants in the Sahara desert, leaving them without food or water. Men, women and children were forced to walk in the blistering heat, or die. Meteorolgist Kait Parker of the Weather Channel discusses Algeria's current treatment of migrants with Ariane Kirtley, founder and director of Amman Imman, during this interview.