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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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“Assessment Team, high!!”

I’m now calling them our all-star refugee Assessment Team. This group of 11 (image) has been helping iACT measure the impact of Little Ripples since 2014. In total, the team has completed six assessments for us and contributed to further improving and designing our survey tool. And we now have an official team cheer! We stack our hands in the middle of our huddle,
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A Meal #WithRefugees

A Little Ripples Meal With Refugees from i-ACT on Vimeo. Today, I had the pleasure of spending most of my morning with Fatima, Fatna, Maka, and Soumaya. It was a wonderful, calm joy that I experienced as I watched the four Little Ripples (LR) cooks prepare a meal for the children of families that were taking part in an assessment at the school. It
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The Ripples

Today was our first day in refugee camp Goz Amer since leaving Los Angeles six days ago. It never ceases to amaze me the amount of time, plane rides, planning, and coordinating it takes to get to eastern Chad. Arriving to Little Ripples School this morning and being greeted by our refugee friends and colleagues was like taking a long deep breath in and
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Little Ripples training is very active learning!

Out here in eastern Chad, I wake up every morning at 6am so that I may have some time to read, reflect, and drink my Starbucks instant coffee with the natural morning light and the sound of birds, roosters, and donkeys. This morning I especially wanted some time so that I could review the Little Ripples Trainers Manual and prepare my curriculum and activities
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