Little Ripples for refugees in Cameroon

Over the past few years iACT has been developing, implementing, and evaluating the Little Ripples program alongside Darfuri refugees in eastern Chad. Littles Ripples was developed to fill the huge gap in early childhood education and development for thousands of Darfuri refugee children ages 3 to 5. Today, the program is led by 21 trained and employed refugee women and serves 535 children in
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Little Ripples Shortlisted for the 2016 WISE Awards

We’re so excited to announce that Little Ripples is one of the top projects selected for the 2016 WISE Awards! An initiative of the Qatar Foundation, the WISE Awards identifies and promotes the most innovative and effective approaches to global education challenges. That’s Little Ripples! The selected organizations and projects result in a network of “change-leaders” who inform, inspire and motivate others to act. In hearing the announcement from the WISE team, iACT Executive Director Gabriel
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Our Little Ripples December 2015 Assessment is available!

We’re so excited to share with you the findings from our Little Ripples December 2015 Assessment. Every year, we conduct baseline and follow-up assessments to measure the impact of Little Ripples on the social-emotional, cognitive and physical health of children. Recently, in December 2015, we were able to measure some of the children who have been attending the Little Ripples School for two years, as
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Little Ripples is awarded a Dining for Women grant!

We are thrilled to announce that Little Ripples has been awarded a Dining for Women (DFW) grant to support Leadership and Human Rights training for the teachers, teacher salaries, and peer-to-peer training. Little Ripples and our teacher training program will be highlighted during DFW’s December 2016 meeting where more than 300 chapters around the country will gather, break bread, and learn about the situation in
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A Day at Little Ripples

Little Ripples is a refugee-led early education education program that is adapted to the unique needs of refugee children,  their community and the humanitarian context. What is most important about Little Ripples is that the program does not compromise quality, despite working in heavily under-resourced and complex settings. We believe every child has the right to state-of-the-art preschool education. Here’s what a typical day and
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