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Gabriel co-founded Stop Genocide Now in 2005, which gave birth to i-ACT in 2009. He became involved in the situation in Darfur out of a sense of personal responsibility. He believes the power of community and compassion, combined with personal empowerment, can bring about meaningful change.


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[VIDEO] Little Ripples at One Year

Little Ripples at One Year from i-ACT on Vimeo. The i-ACT team returns again to the Little Ripples school in refugee camp Goz Amer. What they find is beautiful. The teachers have made this a magical place. At a time when the camp is experiencing severe cuts in food and services, Little Ripples is a safe, fun place for children to learn and play.


The Little Things

I just ate some crackers with peanut butter and jelly. I used to eat that a lot as a kid, but I don’t think I have ever enjoyed it so much as I just did.  Our current trip to Chad is now 17 days old, and I’m more and more becoming aware of the little things that can bring joy—and sadness. We just arrived
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Forgive Me

Forgiveness is not easy. Even in our daily, routine life, it’s often difficult to let go of negative feelings after we feel wronged—even if it was just someone cutting in front of us in traffic or in line at Starbucks. For nine years, I have been listening to stories from victims of the most horrible crimes by humans against other humans. There is no
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From Big Oceans to Many Little Ponds for Our Ripples

When we began planning for the pilot program for Little Ripples, we also began brainstorming about how to scale up. From serving approximately 400 children in the first LR school, we knew we needed to be able to serve about 7,500 children ages 3-5 in two refugee camps—and from there exploring how to take the model to other camps in the area and even
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Top Ten List: Things I Learned on 18th Trip to Darfuri Refugee Camps

Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared on iactivism.org (in no particular order)