There are so many challenges and obstacles for the refugees to have full, healthy, and dignified lives. The obvious one, they should not be refugees. That status is to give them protection under international law, but it is also a limitation, with a horizon that is only as far as the camp’s boundaries. There are […]
Do you maintain hope, Yaya? “Yes. There is a time for war, and there is a time for peace, but it is not soon.” Yaya was sixteen when he had to run from Darfur, and, in the chaos, became separated from all his immediate family. He does not know who is still alive. When they […]
For the last nine days, I’ve been going to refugee camps where an overwhelming percentage of them go without proper nutrition, especially the children–during crucial development years. But, I’m going to now whine about my diet during this trip. I can’t take it anymore. For breakfast, at around 7:30am, I eat a granola bar (140 calories), […]
Back home, I’m connected at all times. My Blackberry is attached to my hand. I don’t think it could fall out, even if I tried to drop it. My Mac is control central for all my activities and communication. E-mails, blogs, tweets, Facebook posts, and many more forms of reaching out and listening in are […]
Check out this School Assembly that we streamed live on March 29, 2011: If you are interested in getting involved in these students’ education visit the Darfur Dream Team Sister Schools Program or email KTJ at email@example.com.
This is the mud that women like Mariam use to build their shelters, latrines and walls for privacy. As the years have past the tents and tarps given by humanitarian groups have ripped, faded and disintegrated. It is the women who mix the dirt and bring it home. It is women like Mariam and Hawa […]