The latest from iACT

The latest from iACT

The latest from iACT Our iACT November 2016 Trip Report is available here! After every iACT trip, we share updates on our work, details on what was accomplished, insights from our team members and refugee staff, and stories of refugees. We want you to not...
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...
Eastern Chad Cars, Planes, and Diners

Eastern Chad Cars, Planes, and Diners

We’re getting ready to leave Koukou and head up north to visit two other refugee camps. I have not been there in two years, and I’m looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. We will be launching the Darfur United Soccer Academy in those two camps....
Come With Us, Meet Our Friends

Come With Us, Meet Our Friends

We left LAX on Saturday on our 23rd trip to refugee camps along the Chad-Sudan border. After a four hour layover in Paris, we landed in Gabon on Sunday night. Gabon?! It’s the third time I’ve been to Gabon, and none of those times was it part of the plan. Chad never...
En Route to Chad, Ready for Hurdles 

En Route to Chad, Ready for Hurdles 

I’ve been imagining this moment for a week now. Me, sitting not so comfortably in economy on Air France, elbows hugging my body as I awkwardly type, trying my best not to disturb the large man sleeping next to me while attempting to keep decent posture in my seat....