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“How might we improve education and expand learning opportunities for refugees around the world?”

i-ACT has joined the Amplify Refugee Education Challenge, in order to contribute to solutions for improved learning opportunities for refugees around the world.

In partnership with UNICEF Innovation and UNHCR, Amplify is asking people and organizations around the world to design education solutions that help refugees learn new skills and gain access to quality education. In doing so, Amplify is first compiling pre-challenge research until April 21st, to learn from educational initiatives and innovations in education. We’ve entered a profile of Little Ripples for this first phase. We’ve seen the impact of the program and believe Little Ripples fills a gap and need in preschool education for refugee children and their community. Through this challenge, we’re hoping to share our best practices and seeking opportunity for partnership with other actors.

Learn more about the challenge and share the Little Ripples contribution page, watch a video on Little Ripples and / or send us a comment or question

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Sara-Christine Dallain

Sara-Christine Dallain holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. Through her previous work with Direct Relief; Réseau Africain d’Education pour la Santé (RAES) in Senegal, Africa; and Board Member of Chad Relief Foundation; Dallain brings on-the-ground insight and experience in program design, evaluation, and implementation for health and education projects in sub-Saharan Africa. As i-ACT Director of Programs, she manages the development, implementation, and evaluation of i-ACT programs in refugee camps, serves as the organization’s primary grant writer, contributes greatly to social media and marketing content, collaborates with and oversees program volunteers, and supports i-ACT development and fundraising initiatives. Dallain has been working in both southern and eastern Chad refugee camps since 2011, and is one of the staff members regularly traveling to eastern Chad refugee camps and global conferences.


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