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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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What Drives Us to Expand Little Ripples

As iACT plans to expand Little Ripples in eastern Chad and share our model globally, we reflect on what motivates and drives us to do so. Here some of what we came up with: First, we’re driven by the need. Globally, there is a huge gap in early childhood education programming for refugee children. On a global scale, education comprises only 2% of the international humanitarian
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Training WITH our Friends

This post was originally posted on iactivism.org as part of i-ACT21 Day 10. These past four days, Felicia, Oumda, and I have had the pleasure of training a refugee assessment team to measure the impact of Little Ripples. Training has consisted of tediously reviewing each question of the five page survey, teaching how to properly ask each question, correctly record the information, and use
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Reports of basic hygiene practices have increased

  On our recent trip to refugee camp Goz Amer for i-ACT 19, I wrote a blog called “We’re Doing Something Right”. During this trip we conducted the one year assessment of Little Ripples and my blog entry reported some of the responses we received from the Little Ripples mothers that we interviewed. From these interviews, I shared a quote by one of the mothers, Mariyam.
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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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