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Video: The making of DUSA refugee Camp Touloum

Posted By Sara-Christine / May, 12, 2015

It’s difficult to convey what it feels like to see a DUSA come to life. It’s always surreal to be standing in what feels like the middle of nowhere in…

May 2015 Update: DU Academy in Camp Djabal

Posted By Sara-Christine / May, 9, 2015

i-ACT recently returned from our 21st trip (i-ACT21) to visit Darfur refugee camps in eastern Chad and we have some heartening and humbling updates for you! While checking in on…

Top Ten Things I Learned on my 21st Trip to Refugee Camps

Posted By Gabriel / April, 30, 2015

(in no particular order) TAKE ACTION: RESTORE 2100 SIGN The petition¬†to President Obama and UN Ambassador Samantha Power. LEARN More information about food insecurity can be found on our virtual…

Mindful Refuge and the Twins Rematch

Posted By Gabriel / April, 27, 2015

These blogs were originally posted as part of i-ACT21 Day 14 on iactivism.org. Mindful Refuge By Felicia Lee So, the bummer news first: today was our last day at the…

DUSA Coaches: Proud To Be Serving Their Community

Posted By Sara-Christine / April, 27, 2015

This blog post was originally posted as part of i-ACT21 Day 13 on iactivism.org. Today we visited refugee camp Djabal and spent time with Darfur United Soccer Academy¬†(DUSA) coaches Ramadan,…

Refugee Camp Walking, Soccer Ball Dribbling Zen

Posted By Gabriel / April, 24, 2015

This blog was originally posted as part of i-ACT21. Dribbling a ball across a refugee camp is a very different experience than just plain walking across it. It connects you…

Yaya!

Posted By Sara-Christine / April, 22, 2015

This blog was originally posted as part of i-ACT21 Day 9. What a treat!! As we were leaving a restaurant at lunch located on the main market street, we run…

i-ACT 21: Heading back to DUSA camp Djabal!

Posted By Sara-Christine / April, 17, 2015

The i-ACT team is heading back to camp Djabal! The team will be checking in on the Darfur United Soccer Academy, providing support to the coaches, and getting some insight…