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The Tour will Amplify their Voices

“You are our only voice and hope,” said Oumda. Oumda was speaking on behalf of the refugees in his isolated camp in Eastern Chad. By “you” he was referring to all of you who support i-ACT’s efforts. Talk about a responsibility. I felt the weight on my shoulders increase that very moment. To hear this was humbling to say the absolute least and a reminder of the
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Let’s Ride!?

It’s here! Yes, our One Year Assessment report is available and we’re excited to share it! This report demonstrates what all of our supporters have helped us accomplish in the first year of Little Ripples. Now what’s on the way is an exciting season ahead. Fall will be a critical time for our program as we embark on expanding Little Ripples using in-home centers called Ponds. In order to raise
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Being an Advocate for Peace

Editor’s Note: This first appeared on www.iactivism.org. People often ask me if I get tired or depressed by the work I do. I would be lying if I didn’t admit that some days are harder than others. On the harder days, it takes more energy to stay focused and on task. But most days, I relish our dirty little secret: doing work for others,
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We Leave Goz Amer, Ripples Keep Going

Editor’s note: This first appeared on www.iactivism.org They learned so much so quickly.  It was highly rewarding and fun for our team to spend these days with the Little Ripples teachers. We presented tools that they can use to promote health, peace, collaboration, and learning at their school.  At preschool level, it’s all about play, and the teachers practiced the playing and had a
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Qualitative interviews with the families of Little Ripples

In addition to doing teacher training at Little Ripples, we’ve also been conducting some qualitative interviews with the mother’s of some of the children attending Little Ripples. The purpose of these interviews is to learn about daily life of the child and their families, with the hopes of better understanding their psycho-social and health needs. We’ve learnt about the size of the child’s family,
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