Day 0: Preparations

Through Interaction

“It’s only through interaction that we learn.” Oscar is an animated and charismatic individual, but that is not what struck me most about him, Delphine, and other HCR (in Chad the ‘UN’ is dropped and they are known as ‘Hache-C-R’) workers in N’Djamena. It was their desire to connect people, and to be connected to […]

Day 1: March 24

G’s Journal—Day 1

23 March 2009 12:04pm N’Djamena We took a way-too-expensive taxi ride from our hotel to UNHCR headquarters this morning.  The ride takes you down the busiest boulevard in N’Djamena, with cars honking everywhere, motorbikes weaving in and out, and pedestrians risking their lives—all on the same strip of pavement.  Between the sand filled wind and […]