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Trip Report Available!

Last week, iACT team members Gabriel Stauring and Sara-Christine Dallain completed iACT’s 24th trip to eastern Chad and the organization’s first visit to refugee sites in Cameroon. It was a momentous trip for iACT and we’re excited to share the highlights, insights, and learnings with you! Here’s an overview of the trip—but for more details and stories check out the full Trip Report.  In camp
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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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First Annual #Spin4Darfur a Success!

Thank you Riders and Spinners for making our First Annual Tour de Goz Amer a success and fun! Because of your efforts, we’ve raised more than $2,000 dollars for early childhood education in the refugee camps, and more support continues to come in. What this means is more children will now have the opportunity to attend a safe space, learn through play, and heal from trauma.
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Dreaming beyond a safe space and toys

i-ACT—thanks to our funders, collaborations with early childhood education experts, and refugee leaders—has been able to be creative, ambitious and comprehensive in developing an early childhood education curriculum that builds the cognitive, physical and language development of children in the Darfuri refugee camps. We’ve been able to dream far beyond just providing a safe space and toys – and I think it shows. Results
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