Category: Day 1: March 24
Yuen-Lin, KTJ, and Gabriel make it to N’Djamena, Chad safely, but without luggage. They are received by new friends at UNHCR and old friends at Le Meridien hotel! The day is spent gathering the usual permits needed for the refugee camps and charging all equipment.
Now more than ever we need the voices and stories of Darfuris to reach beyond our homes and into our neighbors and leaders lives. They need us to be their voices. Read more in today’s action
Day 1: Actions For Darfur
Now more than ever we need the voices and stories of Darfuris to reach beyond our homes and into our neighbors and leaders lives. They need us to be their voices. On this first day of i-ACT we are asking you share it with others: 1. Tell Five Friends about Darfur. Send them our website […]
Why is that we as humanity are so much more comfortable recognizing and commemorating past genocides, than acting to stop one while it is happening? Why do we look away when we can effect change? I revisit these questions almost everyday. There isn’t an end answer, but sometimes it leads to more imaginative ways to […]
G’s Journal—Day 1
23 March 2009 12:04pm N’Djamena We took a way-too-expensive taxi ride from our hotel to UNHCR headquarters this morning. The ride takes you down the busiest boulevard in N’Djamena, with cars honking everywhere, motorbikes weaving in and out, and pedestrians risking their lives—all on the same strip of pavement. Between the sand filled wind and […]