This was my first visit to Goz Amer camp. It felt so different than any other camp. Each camp really has it’s own feel to it, just as each urban city in America or Europe does. We visited with the schools first snapping photos, greeting teachers, and getting our first chance to walk the camp. […]
For our last day in the camps we would love to share with the Darfuris of Camp Goz Amer your messages to them. Leave your personal note or comment to them below and we will pass it on during our last day in the camps!
Dear Friends, i-ACT’s mission first and foremost is to bring forward the voice of the refugee and create real and meaningful relationships between advocates and those displaced by violence that inspire action. Yuen-Lin calls this the Culture of Participation. I truly feel that one of our supporting goals is to aid in the creation of […]
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release December 16, 2010 Statement from National Security Council Spokesman Mike Hammer on Khor Abeche Attacks The United States is deeply concerned about reports that the Sudanese Armed Forces attacked and burnt the village of Khor Abeche in South Darfur. According to the United Nations, […]
“We have been waiting seven years for someone to ask that question, and you are the first to ask it,” a teacher told us, when I asked, “What would you like to tell people around the world about you, your life, and your people?” Someone else said, “You are our bridge.” (#66) Camp Goz Amer […]
On August 5, 2010, Senators Feingold and Collins introduced a concurrent resolution in support of genocide and mass atrocity prevention. The resolution recognizes “the United States national interest in helping to prevent and mitigate acts of genocide and other mass atrocities against civilians, and supporting and encouraging efforts to develop a whole of government approach […]
The kids get such a kick out of seeing me take a picture of a donkey, and even more if it’s a baby donkey; I’m not sure why! There was this cute little funny guy with the big ears, and I told Rahma, “Donkey.” He laughed but then got serious and said, “Ass, because he […]
In a letter from a Darfuri student to an American student they wrote: Faith + Hope = Love. Then he drew a heart around it. They truly believe that the American people are standing by them, and this visit has solidified that even more. We must continue because they have faith, hope, and love.