“It’s like a vacation.”
“It’s like a vacation. We don’t have our home responsibilities, and we get to relax and just hang out together.”
For our Little Ripples Teacher Training here in Batouri, Cameroon, the participating teachers and cooks have all been staying together in a dormitory at the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) compound; the same property where Kelsey and I are also staying. Every evening, from my room, the romantic sound of crickets is overpowered by the roar of laughter coming from the dormitory. I love it. It makes me feel so happy to hear them having fun together, and so this evening, on their final night, I figured I’d go see for myself the happenings at the dormitory.
Each step of the way with iACT has been a full body yes for me. This little powerhouse of an organization has been on my distant radar for a few years now, but just recently we managed to finally cross paths and link missions.read more
Nduta Refugee Camp, Tanzania — “Never judge a book by its cover...” is a saying I remember my Nana telling me when I was a little girl. For years I took it literally and made it my mission to physically study every book’s cover before I cracked it open. When I finally...read more
Join JRS/USA and iACT in Washington, DC on World Refugee Day for a screening of Not Just Football followed by panel discussion and reception.read more