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Niger

Niger National Flag
Niger
World Vision in Africa: Niger 

A landlocked country, Niger is the largest state in West Africa’s Sahara region. Niger's climate is mostly hot, dry and dusty, with sand dunes in the north and desert plains in the south.

See the communities World Vision works with in Niger:

1. Ouallam Go to Communtiy page 2. Kornaka
West
 Go to Communtiy page
3. Gobir
Yamma
 Go to Communtiy page
4. Simiri Go to Communtiy page
Niger National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Niger 125/1000 54 Years 48% $360 54% 29% 489,191 15,512,000


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Country Challenges Geography & People
  • More than 86% of Nigeriens live on less than $2 a day
  • One child in four in Niger does not live to see his or her fifth birthday
  • Niger ranks 174th out of 177 on the United Nations Human Development Index
  • 80% of Niger is covered by the Sahara desert, limiting agricultural opportunities

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