Sundays, Books and Connections

Sundays, Books and Connections

As I write this, its Sunday. I’m working, but happily so. A day of rest is conducive to sitting with my computer, coffee and no distractions. I know I’m not the only one. It’s safe to say the i-ACT team rarely stops. I receive emails at all hours and days of the...
Departing in 10 Days!

Departing in 10 Days!

Fall is upon us, and I wanted to take a moment out of a busy week to give you an update and a big thank you for the support you have given i-ACT all year. Your presence in our organization is truly what makes our work possible and allows us to continue our...
Community Led Programs in the Darfuri Refugee Camps

Community Led Programs in the Darfuri Refugee Camps

In the past couple of decades, the importance of community-based participatory programs have been highlighted through scores of research articles and publications and is now widely accepted as a fundamental principle of good public health practice. The main concept...
I Miss My Friends

I Miss My Friends

I haven’t been able to travel to the Darfuri refugee camps in eastern Chad for a few years now. In 2011, I tore my ACL, and when I was strong enough to go to Chad for i-ACT 11, we found out I was pregnant. So I rejoined the “home team” as i-ACT traveled to the camps...
A New R2E Library for Camp Djabal

A New R2E Library for Camp Djabal

After hearing about the destructive fire at the home of Camp Djabal’s R2E librarian, communities across the United States and students in California and Hawaii stepped up to raise funds to replace Rahma’s personal belongings and the R2E Mobile Human Rights...