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Food is Scarce, Love is Abundant

Day Two of assessments is now complete, with another 80 respondents! If you can believe it, today was hotter than yesterday. We are outside all day for the assessments — luckily under the shade of the school hallway — but, man oh man, does that heat wear you down. I’m pretty sure I was wearing the dehydration on my sleeve, since multiple people today
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Positive Signs with the Little Ripples Program

  I left the compound this morning a little stressed. Still lots of work to be done everyday in getting the Darfur United squad to Sweden. On the bumpy drive over to refugee camp Goz Amer, I kept trying to get my mind right. Trying to get myself mentally ready for the Little Ripples assessment, and for being present with the teachers and children.
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Smiling Through it All

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on iactivism.org by Project Coordinator Sara-Christine Dallain. The children are so small and frail standing next to me in their dirty, tattered clothes. I stand under the late afternoon sun on the sandy field, watching the top 21 Darfur United players train. Every once in a while I feel a little bit of my hair get tugged or brushed.
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