No more activism-as-usual. We have tried that for the past six years. Get creative for Darfur! i-ACT has collected hours of video , thousands of photos, dozens of drawings and testimonies from Darfur refugee camps. For today’s action we are challenging you to step outside the status quo Darfur action box. Using these resources what […]
Category: Day 4: March 27
KTJ, Yuen-Lin, and Gabriel make it to Camp Djabal! The children quickly gathered around them and followed as they visited the medical facilities and water stations. The camp looks better than others in Eastern Chad, but the refugees themselves are barely surviving.
Traditional actions for Darfur are required, and we are sill asking you to do them. But today we are also asking you to go further, step outside your comfort-zone, get creative, and find your own unique way to make your statement in support of Darfur! Read more in today’s action
YL’s journal (day 4)
Dear friends and family, Our journey from Abeche to Goz Beida was a smooth one. At Goz Beida, we received again a very warm welcome from our friends at UNHCR, and were put up in excellent accommodation at a nearby partner agency. To me that means high scores on bathroom and Internet :-) We’ve been […]
The lucky ones.
There are over a quarter of a million Darfuri people living as refugees in Eastern Chad. About eighteen thousand of those live in camp Djabal. Approximately sixty percent of them are what we in the US consider children. What is sad to realize is that these are the lucky children of Darfur. They are only […]
Take a Closer Look
From a distance Camp Djabal looks more like a large village on the outskirts of Goz Beida. Traditional huts or tukuls are more common than the expected UNHCR canvas tent or plastic sheeting. Tall grass weaves through sticks to make tight fences. The grass reeds at the bottom are darker than the newer ones used […]