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iACT team returns to Cameroon

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In 2016, we promised refugees from the Central African Republic living in refugee sites in Cameroon that we would return and collaborate with them on early childhood education. I’m proud to say that we have found a way to follow through on that promise. This week, I’ll be traveling back to Cameroon with iACT’s Education in Emergencies Specialist, Kelsey Dalrymple. There we will partner with Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) to expand the reach of our early childhood program, Little Ripples. We’ll be conducting Little Ripples Teacher Training I with 56 JRS teachers and cooks from 16 community-based preschool centers across four refugee sites in eastern Cameroon. We will also be working closely with JRS education staff to build the capacity of the refugee teachers, cooks, and community to lead the community-based preschool program long-term.