First Board Meeting – and New Bank Account

October 26, 2015 was a milestone in A Drop in The Ocean’s history. We held our very first board meeting.

The board members are Thomas Brager Carlsen, Olaf Thommessen, Kaja Espenes and Trude Jacobsen (chairman).

We have a new bank account: 1503 675 4327. All deposits to the old account will be transferred to this new one.

From the left: Trude Jacobsen, Thomas Brager Carlsen and Olaf Thommessen. Photo: Kaja Espenes


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“Drops” on Chios in October

Chios is the second island to receive the most refugees, with Lesvos on top of the list. Many Norwegian tourists took part and contributed in helping the refugees on Chios during the summer. They have helped with receiving them on the beaches and in the transit camp in the city park; they have also given a helping hand sorting clothes, serving and handing out food and other donations.

We now have small group of volunteers from A Drop in The Ocean on Chios, and they are participating and helping out alongside a local organization named “Lathra”.

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Sixteen volunteers to Lesvos on September 5 to September 12

Three days after Trude came home from Lesvos, we had a great team of sixteen volunteers ready to travel and to continue what Trude had started with A Drop in The Ocean.

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Childbirth on the shores of Lesvos

Born in Europe!

With A Drop in The Ocean’s volunteers as assistants, a little baby boy was born on the shores of Lesvos today on October 13, 2015.

Kaja Kristine Espenes, who is on her second trip for A Drop in The Ocean reports:

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