We’re on our way!


Hello again my friends, familia:

It was so nice to see Stacey, my travel partner for this i-ACT, walking up to me here at the Paris airport. We’re ready to go!

It has a strange feeling to it, this trip. It feels familiar, from last year’s trip, but different, going in to a more volatile situation on the ground.

Stacey and I got right to talking “business,” since we have a very full itinerary in getting the 14 days of i-ACT up. I do want to get to the camps as soon as possible. For now, I am sure that we’ll spend one night in N’N’Djamena. The first day, we will go register with the police and at the US Embassy. If it all goes right, we’re off to Abeche by the next morning.

It’s going to be a very different Christmas for Stacey and I. We are used to being with our family. Well, we will be with family, our beautiful extended family on the Chad-Darfur border.

I look forward to hearing from all of you soon.

peace,
Gabriel

Gabriel co-founded Stop Genocide Now in 2005, which gave birth to i-ACT in 2009.

He became involved in the situation in Darfur out of a sense of personal responsibility. He believes the power of community and compassion, combined with personal empowerment, can bring about meaningful change.

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