Wow, what a fun first day at Iridimi camp! This was my first time visiting this eastern Chad Darfuri refugee camp, and so far, I’m loving my experience. Everyone we’ve interacted with has been super friendly, the camp feels pretty spacious and clean, and it looks like our Refugees United Soccer Academy (Academy) will thrive here. My cheeks were hurting from laughing so much along with the coach candidates today!
This is Coach Souliman from camp Goz Amer sharing his thoughts on day one of Academy coach tryouts:
The school year has just begun for Little Ripples in eastern Chad refugee camps! Help us keep our schools running by sponsoring one student for a month at $20, providing a month of meals for one classroom at $50, or giving $100 for a teacher's monthly salary.
Throughout my time in Nduta, Mandy was my right-hand man, functioning as a patient facilitator, doing his best to accurately translate everything that the Academy coaches wanted to express, and doing it all with positive energy and enthusiasm.read more
I am happy to announce Katie-Jay Scott and Sara-Christine Dallain as iACT Co-Executive Directors.read more
Nduta Refugee Camp, Tanzania—Recently, I had the privilege of delivering a refresher training for Refugees United Soccer Academy (Academy) coaches in the Nduta refugee camp in Tanzania. Ten Burundian refugee men and women gathered to review the basics of the Academy...read more