i-ACT21 Day 8: Mariam, Idriss, Zakariya

i-ACT21 Day 8: Mariam, Idriss, Zakariya

We Want to Go Back Soon, We Need Food Now By Gabriel Stauring Mariam was only ten when she had to run away with what remained of her family, as her village was being attacked by Janjaweed. Her father, aunt, and others were killed. She, her mother, and sisters escaped...
i-ACT 21 Day 1: The Capital of Chad

i-ACT 21 Day 1: The Capital of Chad

The Familiarity of the Capital By Sara-Christine Dallain Day 1 in N’Djamena started off true to a Chad experience. Jet lagged, I woke up an hour too early due to the wrong time zone setting on my phone. Oh how I would have loved one more hour of sleep. I think my...
My Golden Year

My Golden Year

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on DarfurUnited.com by Sara-Christine Dallain. It’s my golden birthday year! I’m far from home, friends and family, but I have the privilege of spending my golden day in N’djamena, Chad with the Darfur United...
A Pick-Me-Up with Nine Days to Go

A Pick-Me-Up with Nine Days to Go

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by i-ACT Project Coordinator Sara-Christine Dallain. We’ve been in Chad now for 21 days. Nine more to go. As I write this I’m profusely sweating. The heat has suppressed my hunger, and I can’t seem to...
True Teammates

True Teammates

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by i-ACT Project Coordinator Sara-Christine Dallain. Hello from Goz Beida, again! This morning we made it back to Goz Beida by road. The journey was relatively quick and easy. Five of us and all of...