Rainy Season Travel Day

Rainy Season Travel Day

Even short distances can be a challenge when traveling in eastern Chad, especially during the rainy season. We had to travel from Koukou to Goz Beida to go visit camp Djabal and catch our flight out. We got to witness and experience some excitement along the...
A Story about a Boy

A Story about a Boy

Once upon a time, there lived a little boy named Rami. He was a happy, rambunctious, and talkative child. He lived with his mother, father, and seven siblings in a clean and peaceful home filled with love. Rami was nearly four years old; he could sing songs that he...
building upon what they already have

building upon what they already have

I often hear friends and colleagues say with sympathy and amazement, “they have nothing and yet they still smile”. This is a common reflection from people that see the videos and images i-ACT shares from eastern Chad. “They” being the refugees from Darfur, living in...
I Miss My Friends

I Miss My Friends

I haven’t been able to travel to the Darfuri refugee camps in eastern Chad for a few years now. In 2011, I tore my ACL, and when I was strong enough to go to Chad for i-ACT 11, we found out I was pregnant. So I rejoined the “home team” as i-ACT traveled to the camps...