Rahma, Djabal’s Librarian

Rahma, Djabal’s Librarian

i-ACT first met Djabal’s librarian in January 2008. Gabriel was filming in a classroom and he asked if there were any students who wanted to sing a song. Rahma’s hand shot up in the air. He first sang his version of B-I-N-G-O, and his second number had a...
Here and There

Here and There

We left Los Angeles on Monday. It feels so long ago, and the distance even longer. It is now Friday night, and I am back in eastern Chad in a little village called Goz Beida. I have lost count of how many times I’ve been here. It’s as remote as it can get,...
G’s Travel Notes #1

G’s Travel Notes #1

It’s never simple, even on our eleventh trip.  It took us about 24 hours to make it to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, from when we departed Los Angeles.  We travel heavy, bringing all kinds of communications equipment, educational material, and sports...