Haoua Sidibe Niamey Haoua Sidibe, Program Manager, Niger Haoua Sidibe’s stories Niger: Four "H"s united for one goal The name "4H" is really a pure coincidence: these four colleagues from the same Mercy Corps project in Niger are called Hadiza, Halima, Hadiara and Hadiza. Niger: Missed opportunities In Niger, although women represent more than half of the population, they are victims of all kinds of discrimination. Despite their best efforts they mostly remain poor. Niger: The world seems to be upside down Niger: My introduction My name is Haoua Sidibé, a political scientist with a special concern for women and development. I worked with national non-govermental organizations (NGOs) from 1999 to 2005. Then I was recruited to an international NGO during the terrible food crisis in Niger.