For today—Sunday’s—action, we are reverting to what feels symbolic and trivial, compared to what is happening to the people of Darfur. The team here will be fasting, in solidarity with the children in this camp and the more than one million people that will go without food soon inside of Darfur. We will also make […]
Category: Day 6: March 29
We meet old friends once again today, Adef and Achta. They lost one baby as they fled their village in Darfur, and we learn today that they lost another baby in the last year. They remember Gabriel and Katie-Jay and are so grateful for the return visit. They say no one else has come to visit them and hear their story.
Take Action: Fast for Darfur today in solidarity with the refugees whose monthly ration has most likely run out in Chad, and the million that may go hungry if aid is not restored in Darfur. Gabriel and Yuen-Lin will be fasting from the field.
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We Hope for Stronger, Not Weaker
It’s hard to see it when I am in front of them. When I return to our little compound at night and look through past slides, it becomes apparent. When I toggle between pictures from today and from last January of our friends here in camp Djabal, the difference is like night and day. The […]
With the children
This is the third day we visited refugee camp Djabal. We are doing work for the Darfur Dream Team Sister Schools Program, which will connect students in the US with students in the refugee camps in Eastern Chad, starting with camp Djabal. It is fun collecting the profiles of Darfuri children and spending time with […]