All or Nothing

All or Nothing

Does it have to be? Ever since I first started visiting refugee camps in 2005, there has always been the pressure—and guilt—of knowing that the number of people in just one of the camps is too large for us to have a positive impact on all of the people. When we...
“Assessment Team, high!!”

“Assessment Team, high!!”

This post was originally posted on LittleRipples.org. I’m now calling them our all-star refugee Assessment Team. This group of 11 (image) has been helping iACT measure the impact of Little Ripples since 2014. In total, the team has completed six assessments for us and...
The Ripples

The Ripples

This was first posted on LittleRipples.org Today was our first day in refugee camp Goz Amer since leaving Los Angeles six days ago. It never ceases to amaze me the amount of time, plane rides, planning, and coordinating it takes to get to eastern Chad. Arriving to...
The Ripples are Real

The Ripples are Real

This blog was originally posted on Little Ripples by Felicia Lee.  My eyes filled up with tears today. Now, don’t go feeling bummed out yet. I wasn’t on the verge of crying because I was having a moment of despondency over the “plight of refugees,” or so the oft-used...
Favorites

Favorites

It was a day full of emotions and moments. I asked our team to pick their favorite photo of the day. I’m sure it was as difficult for others as it was for me to choose just one. Here they are