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Training Leaders for Community Transformation in Niger

Niger has consistently ranked at the bottom of the United Nations Human Development Index. Indicators that reflect that ranking include the following: • Only 40 percent of men and 20 percent of women are literate. • There is one doctor for every 50,000 people. • One in seven women dies in childbirth. • 40 percent of children under age five are malnourished. • 20 percent of children die before their fifth birthday. • Up to 90 percent of the population is involved in subsistence agriculture.