Meet the DUSA Camp Mile Coaches

Meet the DUSA Camp Mile Coaches

This blog was originally posted on Darfur United by Bridget Grant.  A beautiful, celebratory day! The newest Darfur United Soccer Academy (DUSA) coaches for refugee camp Mile have been selected and they are a strong team. Athletic, focused, hilarious, and collectively...
Problem : Solution :: Mile : _____ [?]

Problem : Solution :: Mile : _____ [?]

Camp Mile (“mee-leh”) is a lot different from Camps Goz Amer and Djabal (the only other two refugee camps I’ve been to so far), at least when it comes to landscape. The latter are filled with homes constructed out of grasses and branches, while Mile is a camp built...
Water breaks are selfie breaks

Water breaks are selfie breaks

We are just days away from the launch of the fourth Darfur United Soccer Academy (DUSA) along the Chad-Sudan border. This week we’re in refugee camp Mile where the conditions are harsh and the sun is scorching. We started DUSA coach tryouts with around 35 eager men...
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...