Listening First and Responding

Listening First and Responding

I’m in Cameroon on another iACT trip, supporting their work with refugee and local teachers, students, parents, soccer coaches, and players. Sara-Christine (co-executive director at iACT and my amazing travel buddy and friend) and I are back in the capital,...
The Power of Being Intentional

The Power of Being Intentional

My days here in Cameroon are incredibly intentional. Lodging in a place with limited resources and amenities, my every use of resources must be intentional, and it is. I’m intentional about the amount of bottled water I consume for drinking, brushing my teeth,...
Helping and Sharing

Helping and Sharing

“When we have a little, we share. When we have a lot, we keep it for ourselves.” -Patrice, Coordinator of preschool education for JRS in Southeastern Cameroon   Sharing and helping are two of the three values in Little Ripples’ preschool curriculum....
Meet Bello

Meet Bello

Bello is 37 years old and a mother of five with one on the way. In 2013, Bello fled her home in Karno, Central Africa Republic (CAR). She told us, “War came to my village.” It all happened so fast. One night, Bello and her family were awakened by the sound...