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Friends, this past summer I had the incredible opportunity to travel as part of the i-ACT team to Camp Djabal in Eastern Chad. Most of my time was spent making sure our live video streams were ready to go, but I was able to sneak a few minutes in here and there to snap some […]
I met Adam and Abdal at Obama School in Camp Djabal. We (the i-ACT team) were going over the logistics of a live video broadcast that we would do from the school later in the day. They came up to me, each holding a piece of folded paper. They told me that they had letters […]
Today I parted ways with the rest of the i-ACT team. They went on to Camp Kounoungo via Guereda, and I continued my journey home via N’Djamena. I am a little sad that the team has parted ways, and lot sad that my time with Rahma, Ali, Abdulhaziz, Suliman, Adef, Achta, little serious-man Abdelmouni, Guisma, […]
Yesterday was World Refugee Day, and the people of Camp Djabal’s lives were intertwined with people from around the world in real-time. It was without a doubt the most important work I’ve ever done in my life. I haven’t had time to really process or absorb what I have been taking in on this trip, […]