Them is Us. By Sara-Christine Dallain “There is no us and them. When we take on this approach, we are ignoring our common humanity. Them is us.” I read this somewhere recently, I cannot remember the source, but it stayed with me. This quote speaks to the way we at i-ACT approach our work. We focus on how we can make the circumstance and lives of the refugees more personal and relatable. How we can put a face to the numbers and reveal the people under the blanket of statistics
Editors Note: This was originally posted on DarfurUnited.com by Sara-Christine Dallain.
I had the pleasure of spending the day with Leila and Habiba, our two women Darfur United Soccer Academy coaches. They took me to their homes, introduced me to their families, and we just hung out and talked while eating dried dates. Well, mostly I asked a lot of questions, and they graciously answered them. Habiba responded that she now felt responsible for informing her community about