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A Unique and Crucial Opportunity


Afternoon pick me up.  Photo: Sara-Christine/i-ACT

Afternoon pick me up. Photo: Sara-Christine/i-ACT


Another day in the capital. The anticipation continues.

Here at the hotel, I’ve found ways to break up the long day. I practice yoga in my room, go for a run on the treadmill, and in the afternoons, I treat myself to a double espresso. I banter with the hotel staff who all know my name now. I people watch in the lobby and speculate about who is who and what they’re doing in Chad. The rest of my day is spent working, emailing, reading, writing and thinking ahead to what we need to accomplish this week. For being stuck in N’Djamena its not too shabby, except there is so much we need to do in the camps that every day spent here feels like time wasted!

I’ve also been taking the time to catch up on the new