Dates: May 22 to June 11, 2013

Locations: Djabal and Goz Amer, Eastern Chad

Mission:

i-ACT 16 will check in on the progress of the first Little Ripples center and begin student assessments and teacher trainings. The team will also document newly displaced refugees arriving from Darfur.

Latest Updates:

  • 10 Things I’ve Learned – on my 16th trip to Darfuri refugee camps June 11, 2013(in no particular order)

    1. Showing up is important. Coming back creates friendships for life.

    2. There is absolutely no excuse for the world …

  • June 8th: a Magical Day June 8, 2013Exactly a year ago, I was in Iraq with an all-refugee team from Darfur making its first appearance in an international competition. The Viva World Cup…
  • Little Ripples Teacher Training and Assessment June 7, 2013The i-ACT team continues their time in refugee camp Goz Amer with the new teachers and students of Little Ripples! Here are a few excerpts from recent…
  • Little Ripples Teacher Profile: Haleyma June 6, 2013Haleyma, now twenty-one, was twelve years old when she started first grade of primary school—a week after she arrived in refugee camp Goz Amer. She w…
  • Goz Amer Community June 5, 2013In preparing for the opening of the first Little Ripples early childhood education center, the i-ACT team met with community and tribe leaders from va…

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