i-ACT 21 Day 7: To the East We Go!

i-ACT 21 Day 7: To the East We Go!

From N’Djamena to Koukou By Felicia Lee So today we were up at around 4am, in order to gather our things and ensure that we were completely ready to go by 5am. We were picked up by our friend Max, as well as a UNHCR van. Our team had to split up at the airport, since...
Achta’s Story, Hunger In Darfur Refugee Camps

Achta’s Story, Hunger In Darfur Refugee Camps

This blog was originally posted on Huffington Post on March 13, 2015. As a parent, how would it feel to put your children to sleep at night, without them having had a meal for the entire day, and not knowing where or if you would find food tomorrow? Over the last...
We Move

We Move

Moving again. We’ve spent five days here at Kou Kou. We visited the Little Ripples school, and I was blown away by the work the teachers were doing with their students. Pure joy is what I felt when I saw them singing and laughing together, doing breathing and...
Today’s Purpose

Today’s Purpose

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by i-ACT Director of Programs Sara-Christine Dallain. Every day has its own purpose and a story to be lived. Today was a story of traveling to Eastern Chad. After two plane rides, some fist clenching...
Hurry Up and Wait and Hurry Up … and Wait

Hurry Up and Wait and Hurry Up … and Wait

i-ACT18: A Fast Drive to Catch that Plane from i-ACT on Vimeo. We are in the little village of Kou Kou, Eastern Chad, and we have to get to the Goz Beida airport early Monday morning for our flight back to the capital. We have an armed escort arranged for the 40...