Day 16: Dec 5, 2005

i-ACT Day Sixteen

7:56 PM Commenting back Dear Shelley (MSMC): You sent this comment a while back, Hello from MSMC! I was finally able to upload the videos that I could not before. It was a much speedier proccess! I am in awe. The footage is incredible. My heart goes out to the thousands of children at each […]

Day 15: Dec 4, 2005

I-ACT: Day Fifteen

Immediate danger Heavily armed men ride in during the middle of the night and take whatever they want. During the day, men are abducted and tortured, women beaten and raped…and these are the survivors. There are killings also. It sounds like reports we are hearing from the interior of Darfur, with its ever deteriorating security […]

Day 14: Dec 3, 2005

i-ACT: Day Fourteen

Chasing the border 6:45 pm Sudan is a pretty large country, as countries go, but we had a hard time finding it. Sunday is a rest day for the NGO’s; they did not go to the camp. We decided to go see the line between Darfur and Chad, after first asking Pacome, the UNHCR head […]

Day 13: Dec 2, 2005

i-ACT: Day Thirteen

Family Pictures 10:35 pm I was just looking at some of the pictures I’ve taken, the families, the children, and the recipients of the Peace Tiles. They really do look like our children; they look like family. But, what have those eyes seen and what have those hearts felt? Way up north…Bahai 5:02 pm Today […]

Day 10: Nov 30, 2005

i-ACT: Day Ten

9:36pm Title: Day 11: Guereda-Kounoungo-Guereda-Mile-Guereda-Iriba That was our day today. We had not planned to go to camp Kounoungo, but I then heard that the African Union, the force that is in charge of monitoring the “peace” in Darfur, was going to land by helicopter to check out conditions in the camp, so we headed […]

Day 3: Nov 23, 2005

Research help…

If someone could volunteer a little time, I have the following request that will help everyone reading this blog, and me, put things into context. I would like for someone to do a little research on Chad. It does not have to be extensive, just some of the basics, some bullet points on poverty, health, […]

Day 2: Nov 22, 2005

Children here, children everywhere

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 […]


i ACT: Our Plan

Chris and I have been talking about he 21 days and the stories we want to capture and share. This is what our expectations are, and we fully know that our plans could be completely changed by the reality on the ground. The story of the 21 days will be divided into three stories, which […]