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It’s Not Too Late To #spin4darfur

We’re about half way through the month of October and the Tour de Goz Amer, but there is still plenty of time to sign up and commit to spinning your wheels for peace! For more information and inspiration, click here to view the Tour de Goz Amer Toolkit! But for now, here are a couple easy steps to get you started:

1. Register to ride here.

2. Download. print, your sweet(!) TGA bib here. Pin it to your gear so others know what you’re riding for!



Additionally, for those of you in the Los Angeles area, there will be a community bike ride taking place, so please come join:

Hosted by i-ACT: Sunday October 19th            Meeting Time: 9:00 am

Where: The Good Stuff, 1286 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254


Thank you to all of you so far who have signed up to support Little Ripples by  organizing community rides and pledging to ride in spin classes, individual rides, and family rides! Here’s a shout out to some of our fellow Tour de Goz Amer riders out there!

Community ride:  
Andjela Bogunovic – Brokfield, Wisconsin

Spin Classes:
Harriet Steinberg – Lake Oswego, Oregon
Teresa Stauring – Los Angeles, California

Individual Rides: 
Joy Sjoberg – St. Cloud Minnesota
Marty Fromer – Portland Oregon
Nancy Dawson – Portland, Oregon
Irais Vazquez – Redondo Beach, California
Paul Grogan – Los Angeles, Calfornia
Scott Lake – Portland, Oregon

Family Rides: 
Christine & Emiliano Franco – Gardena, California
Gabo Stauring – Los Angeles, California
Raquel Lesser – Glen Rock, New Jersey

Also, tomorrow (October 16th) is World Food Day. Join us in the global movement to end hunger. Through Little Ripples, we’re working with mothers from the community to prepare and provide a daily nutritional meal for students in refugee camps Goz Amer and Djabal. Learn more about the food crisis in the Darfuri refugee camps and how you can help us tackle this critical issue through Little Ripples.

Help spread the word or donate directly to Little Ripples Pre-Schools here, a tool for peace.

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Sara-Christine Dallain

Sara-Christine Dallain holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. Through her previous work with Direct Relief; Réseau Africain d’Education pour la Santé (RAES) in Senegal, Africa; and Board Member of Chad Relief Foundation; Dallain brings on-the-ground insight and experience in program design, evaluation, and implementation for health and education projects in sub-Saharan Africa. As i-ACT Director of Programs, she manages the development, implementation, and evaluation of i-ACT programs in refugee camps, serves as the organization’s primary grant writer, contributes greatly to social media and marketing content, collaborates with and oversees program volunteers, and supports i-ACT development and fundraising initiatives. Dallain has been working in both southern and eastern Chad refugee camps since 2011, and is one of the staff members regularly traveling to eastern Chad refugee camps and global conferences.


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