i-ACT21 Day 9: The Edge

i-ACT21 Day 9: The Edge

Fire Destroys Homes in Camp Goz Amer By Gabriel Stauring For a refugee family already living on the edge, I cannot imagine what it must be like to see their home and all of their few belongings go up in flames. Most of them have already experienced this trauma at...
i-ACT21 Day 8: Mariam, Idriss, Zakariya

i-ACT21 Day 8: Mariam, Idriss, Zakariya

We Want to Go Back Soon, We Need Food Now By Gabriel Stauring Mariam was only ten when she had to run away with what remained of her family, as her village was being attacked by Janjaweed. Her father, aunt, and others were killed. She, her mother, and sisters escaped...
Joy and Sorrow, Hand in Hand

Joy and Sorrow, Hand in Hand

I’ve know Umda Tarbosh for over three years. Every time I come to visit camp Goz Amer, I spend more time with him than with anyone else. I learn so much from him! He’s a wonderful, compassionate man that has a smile that makes you feel happy deep inside....
Hand Waves in Goz Amir…

Hand Waves in Goz Amir…

Editor’s Note: This post, written by Rachael Rapinoe originally appeared on darfurunited.com. Traveling to Eastern Chad was unique, to say the least. One flight, one helicopter ride and a short car ride later we arrived to the UNHCR compound. The land is...