iACT22: Back with Adam

iACT22: Back with Adam

Reuniting with Adam from i-ACT on Vimeo. I don’t have to wake up until 7am, but I open my eyes at 4, and I can’t go back to sleep.  Sure, there’s a crazy rooster yelling his lungs out, but that’s not it.  I’m excited that today I finally make it to refugee camp Goz...
Culture Shock? All Kinds of Shock!

Culture Shock? All Kinds of Shock!

I write this with a pounding, lack-of-caffeine headache, combined with jet lag, making it difficult to concentrate enough to type this first sentence. It’s hard to explain how different, in all kinds of ways, it is here and in the camps from back home, the...
Bashir and Bashar vs Adam and Hassan

Bashir and Bashar vs Adam and Hassan

Bashir and Bashar love football (soccer) and are members of the Darfur United Soccer Academy at refugee camp Djabal. Adam is a teacher and ex-refugee that came back from Darfur to meet i-ACT’s Gabriel for a few days. Adam and Hassan, another teacher, took on...
A Text Message from Adam

A Text Message from Adam

Yesterday, I received this text message from my friend Adam: Dear Gabriel, I believe that to be hopeful is something great and encouraging. But to wait  for something in the hands of others for unlimited time is an irresponsibility. So I decided to leave the camps and...