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  • One 5-passenger truck, 5 passengers, 8.5-hour drive, 2 pit stops, dozens of check points, 1 “speeding” ticket, 1 nicely paved road, and 1 bumpy dirt road later and we’ve arrived at Batouri, Cameroon! This is the town that will be our launching point to visit “sites” hosting refugees from the Central African Republic for the […]

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  • Even short distances can be a challenge when traveling in eastern Chad, especially during the rainy season. We had to travel from Koukou to Goz Beida to go visit camp Djabal and catch our flight out. We got to witness and experience some excitement along the way. iACT's Rainy Season Travel from i-ACT on Vimeo.

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  • This post was originally posted on LittleRipples.org. I’m now calling them our all-star refugee Assessment Team. This group of 11 (image) has been helping iACT measure the impact of Little Ripples since 2014. In total, the team has completed six assessments for us and contributed to further improving and designing our survey tool. And we […]

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  • Today, I had the pleasure of spending most of my morning with Fatima, Fatna, Maka, and Soumaya. It was a wonderful, calm joy that I experienced as I watched the four Little Ripples (LR) cooks prepare a meal for the children of families that were taking part in an assessment at the school. It felt […]

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  • The excitement for World Refugee Day falls flat in the refugee camp Goz Amer. When I first realized we’d be here on this day, I felt lucky! I thought, how special that I get to spend this day and this celebration with our refugee friends. I imagined an inclusive community party hosted by the UN […]

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