Only weeks ago, we were enveloped into the eyes of Fatna (view video here) as she described bombs falling from the sky and bullets hounding her family of seven as she struggled to keep them together in their journey to safety. No food, no water, nothing but the clothes on their back. They now live […]
Day 11 We begin at school today. At each camp we have stopped to speak with teachers and students about their lives and lack of resources. We don’t ever have to ask, they all tell us, they don’t have enough to feel the hope that we all strive to provide. We hand each child a […]
Day 10 The inhumanity and imbalance in the world tugs at my soul, tugs so hard I can feel it in my chest. As I organize pictures and transfer names from my notebook to their iPhoto thumbnail, it spreads from my chest down into my stomach and then up through my throat and settles behind […]
This was our first day in camp Farchana and it couldn’t have been more exciting. Below is 20 minute video that only covers about half of what occurred. We will try an play catch up tomorrow and keep you up to speed with the amazing developments. Your Loving Eastern Chad Global Citizens!
Day 9 Her eyes are deeper than I imagined from the pictures and the video. Her pain more apparent with every word she speaks. She becomes solemn as she describes the day she left. The day her husband and 60 others from her village were killed. She walked 20 days with her 7 children with […]
Hello Cynthia! Yes, I’m very much looking forward to coming to Atlanta. Yes, we will do all that we can to say safe, given the situation in the area. When we got off of the plane here in Guereda, the pilot told us, “You’ve been given a security briefing, right? You know how bad this […]