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Collaboration, community, and empowerment from within

My 6 year old son starts a new school next week and he seriously cannot wait. He looks longingly out the car window whenever we drive by and says proudly, “Hey, mom! There it is! That’s my new school! I’ll be a (wait for it…..) FIRST GRADER!” His excitement and boundless optimism are achingly beautiful to me and I say small prayers that they
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My First Day at Goz Amer

Today was my first day in Camp Goz Amer, the refugee camp that we had spent 6 days trying to get to.  Today was my first day in any refugee camp.  It was nothing like what I expected.  Actually, I didn’t quite know what to expect.  I had images of what a refugee camp would look like from the “Save the Children” commercials that
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Pam and Rahma

Pam Omidyar, Founder of Humanity United, traveled to Eastern Chad with i-ACT’s Director, Gabriel Stauring, to visit Darfuri refugees and talk about education and more. She met up with Rahma, and she has a message for ‘Iolani School in Hawaii.