Today we explored the local market, did some electronics shopping, and toured a local English Library. It was very informative and I feel as if I am getting a much better grasp on the situation in N’Djamena. To start I found out that I left a fire wire cable for the video camera back in […]
Category: Day 2: Jan 20, 2008
Katie-Jay takes us on a tour of a primary school, and we meet another survivor who has been at the camp for 5 years! Life still goes on in the camps, as we see hope in Yakoub’s newborn daugther.
Resolution 1769 passed on July 31, 2007. Currently there are 9,000 uniformed troops on the ground, less than 1/3 of the troops promised. None of them have adequate air or ground transportation. Please ask our leaders to do everything in their power to secure the 24 helicopters required to fulfill their peacekeeping mission in Darfur: US citizen petition, Canadian citizen petition »
Middle of the Night Doubts
G’s Journal—i-ACT4 Day 2 Am I naïve in wanting to have an impact on how the world (yeah, the big, whole-wide, world) responds to genocide? Writing that question out and saying it “out-loud” in my head, the answer just has to be yes. Am I arrogant enough to believe that I have that kind of […]
Night Sounds in Guereda
G’s Journal – Day 2 Tonight it was not only the dogs making noise. Earlier this evening, as I was editing Day 2, a series of loud gunshots clapped hard against the dark sky, as if I was hearing them in a small empty room. It must have been five at first. Some more were […]
I am quiet on the ride this morning. I focus more on the landscape than I did yesterday; it is beautiful here. A goat stands tall on its hind legs reaching for food, the lower branches of the tree have been another’s meal. In the distance, I see a few small hills. At their foot, […]
More pictures from today
All i-ACT pictures are on flickr.