Gabriel Stauring

Gabriel is the Co-founder and Director of i-ACT. He became involved in the situation in Darfur out of a sense of personal responsibility. He believes the power of community and compassion, combined with personal empowerment, can bring about meaningful change.

The Value of a Refugee

The Value of a Refugee

If you had to give it a number, what percentage of your daily life activities do you have control over? For a group of Burundian refugees living in Nduta camp in northwest Tanzania, that number is 20%. It is an overwhelmingly low number. They do not have control over...
Expanding Ripples

Expanding Ripples

We just arrived at a small village in a place that can be described as, without exaggeration, the middle of nowhere. Eastern Chad, close to the Sudan border, is a remote, harsh region. The airport we arrived at is a dirt runway, and there’s not even one tree...
Souliman = Leader

Souliman = Leader

I first met Souli in 2012, when he tried out for the first Darfur United team that was to travel to Iraqi Kurdistan to compete in a soccer World Cup for groups of people not recognized by FIFA. From the first day, it was clear that he was a leader. Souli took...