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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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No Time or Room for Pity

Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared on iactivism.org. Adam sent me a text message, telling me that he made it back safely to home in Darfur. Before we said goodbye to each other at camp Djabal just a few days ago, Adam told me that it is our communication, our short text messages coming and going half-way around the world, that give hope to
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Video: Teacher Training III

Returning to Little Ripples – Teacher Training #3 from i-ACT on Vimeo. Little Ripples Teacher Training III in Camp Goz Amer.


This Is Our Life

So many mixed feelings. It’s a joy to see old friends, and I feel happy that we’re able to come out here and work next to the refugee community on projects that I truly believe are making a difference. But it is crushing to see the challenges they face and how hope is being not so slowly put to sleep. Yesterday, we drove from
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We Make it to Camp Djabal and Reunite with Adam

Editor’s Notes: Originally posted by Gabriel Stauring on iactivism.org. No matter how tiring and stressful a day might have been, it will always be considered a good day—if it also included meeting up with Adam. I woke up before 4am and had to get mentally ready to head to the airport, knowing that our names were not on the list of passengers, and it
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Update from the Capital – Yes, Still in the Capital

Editor’s Note: Orginialy posted on iactivism.org by Gabriel Stauring. We are still in NDJ, the capital of Chad. In the nine years I’ve been coming out here, this is the longest it has taken to move on to the east and visit the refugee camps. I knew it was coming, sooner or later. It was later, on my 18th visit, but it’s still very
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