Smiling Through it All

Smiling Through it All

  The children are so small and frail standing next to me in their dirty, tattered clothes. I stand under the late afternoon sun on the sandy field, watching the top 21 Darfur United players train. Every once in a while I feel a little bit of my hair get tugged...
“The Games Make Me Happy”

“The Games Make Me Happy”

Editor’s note: This post first appeared on Little Ripples’ blog. In the ‘development’ world, we always hail that women need to play more substantial roles in the decision-making process at all levels of society. Decisions that affect their individual...
It’s a New Year and We Have Goals

It’s a New Year and We Have Goals

Learn How i-ACT Works I’m big on creating goals, but I’ve never been big on creating New Year’s resolutions. I guess I feel like if you really want to accomplish something you should start right now, don’t wait for a new year. However, this year our team has really...
Darfur United Hopefuls Part 2

Darfur United Hopefuls Part 2

These two men want to play for Darfur United. They are unquestionably good soccer players. But what about their lives? How did these two talented young men end up in Camp Djabal in Eastern Chad? Listen to their...