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We are celebrating love and friendship

 

Today we are celebrating Valentine’s Day and we want to use the opportunity to highlight the unique friendship, love and caring between volunteers, refugees and people in the camps.

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A nourishing space for women

 

“I like everything here. It’s nice to come here and talk with the other women. I like the volunteers here.” – Halz, resident in Skaramangas

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A Drop in the Ocean at the Sigrid Congress

The sunset is colouring the sky blood red above Sandnessjøen this evening. A more beautiful nature is hard to find. The impressive mountains called De syv søstre (the seven sisters) are guarding the island of Alsta on the coast of Helgeland, Norway.

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Nea Kavala

 

Each day brings new opportunities, new challenges and many, many new joys. We facilitate an assortment of projects within the camp, providing our volunteers the opportunity not only to help, but to engage with the community in many varying ways. 

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Volunteering on Lesvos

 

The situation on Lesvos is different than some of you might have experienced in 2015 and 2016 when it comes to arrivals. The number of people arriving to Lesvos is increasing in total, which is why boat spotting is crucial. Although, since the beginning of this year there have been several boats trying to get from Turkey to Greece. A lot of the boats get picked up by either the Greek or the Turkish coastguard, and then arrives at Lesvos with them or they get sent back to Turkey.

 

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