I’ve been resisting writing this blog. I’ve started it a few times, but each time my hands touch the keyboard, I get nothing. It has really been a struggle for me, this process of figuring out what to say. What does one write about when it comes to Darfur? What could I possibly say that […]
The team makes it from KouKou to Goz Beida, and finally to Camp Djabal!
A short video blog from Goz Beida in eastern Chad.
When we met Raouda in January 2009 we asked her what she missed about Darfur. She described a small animal that had cotton inside it, a stuffed animal! Something almost every child has connected with at one time or another during their life. Several people sent us animals to give to Raouda and the other […]
We’ve been to so many wonderful places already, and there’s more to come! These are the places that have hosted Camp Darfur in 2011: Jan 9: Rally at Federal Building Feb 2: Children’s Rights Camp with Human Rights Watch Student Task Force at Oakwood School – Los Angeles, CA Feb 17: Camp Darfur San Pedro […]
Women with their Children 6:01 pm Right away on entering Mile, I noticed that women are the energy that powers the camp. Women, with their children, gather water and dig up dirt to create mud bricks. They carry these bricks to their tents and then build walls that become rooms and spaces for their families […]
11/21 For my paying job, I work with abused children and their families, doing in-home therapy. We are trained to look at risk factors and have a very low tolerance for anything that endangers a child. Seeing some of the poverty here (and I know that I only saw it through the window of a […]