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Planting Seeds of Good this Summer


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During the summertime, the i-ACT team is unable to travel to eastern Chad refugee camps due to the rainy season there, but we’ve had a very busy and exciting summer so far!

First, we’re so proud to share with you that our Little Ripples program was just named a top OpenIDEO challenge winner for designs that improve refugee education globally. As a winner, two i-ACT team members will attend a week-long workshop in Africa this September to collaborate with other humanitarian actors. In the fall, we also plan on launching and evaluating the initial Little Ripples Ponds in refugee camp Goz Amer, a model that we aspire to expand and replicate to other refugee contexts globally.

Equally exciting for this summer is that i-ACT has a stellar group of full-time interns from across the country and the world, working on a range of i-ACT projects. They’ve joined us to help advance our food insecurity and early childhood education research, further develop the Human Rights Library program curriculum, create interactive campaigns, and incre