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We Move

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on iactivism.org by Gabriel Stauring. Moving again. We’ve spent five days here at Kou Kou. We visited the Little Ripples school, and I was blown away by the work the teachers were doing with their students. Pure joy is what I felt when I saw them singing and laughing together, doing breathing and movement exercises, and learning
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Little Ripples: We’re doing Something Right

Today we wrapped up our one-year assessments at Little Ripples! What a productive few days. Afterwards, we got to spend some time with our refugee interviewers. Nathan was able to thank each interviewer individually, get some group pictures and let them know that because of their hard work, we have some really valuable data to help us improve and scale up Little Ripples in
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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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Smiling Through it All

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on iactivism.org by Project Coordinator Sara-Christine Dallain. The children are so small and frail standing next to me in their dirty, tattered clothes. I stand under the late afternoon sun on the sandy field, watching the top 21 Darfur United players train. Every once in a while I feel a little bit of my hair get tugged or brushed.
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