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Press Release: may 9, 2009
International Relief and Development (IRD) comes to Tangarwashane
TANGARWASHANE, NIGER (May 9, 2009) The international non-profit organization, IRD recently began working in the Abalak region of the Azawak. The organization has chosen Tangarwashane as one of the villages where it will intervene. Its first project is to reforest the area around the borehole and protect the land as more and more people and animals come to use the borehole. It has already begun planting 500,000 trees, and has set up a management committee to ensure that the program succeeds.
Program Amman Imman is a Washington, D.C.-based program, working in partnership with the American non-profit The Friendship Caravan, For more information, visit: www.waterishope.org. To read about student efforts to help, visit: http://montessori-amman-imman-project.blogspot.com/.