Lagkadikia, a camp near Thessaloniki, has approximately 230 residents, but lacks many of the basic services; no clothing, no hygiene items, no healthy food. It is located on a former military site, fenced with barbwire.
Late September we were invited to the premises of Ferd SE to present A Drop in the Ocean in front of an international jury. There were many applicants and we were proud to show some of the great work being done by so many of our volunteers fro refugees in Greece.
Sofia is a professional actress, who works for Escola de Noite (The school of the night) in Coimbra, central Portugal. The Theatre celebrates 25 years this year and they have set up 65 productions in total. Sofia has performed in almost 50 of them, and has also worked as a director for three plays.
We receive many questions regarding the situation on Chios.
Greek authorities have decided to close down Souda refugee camp and move remaining residents to Vial refugee camp around eight kilometres from Chios Town. A Drop in the Ocean is currently working in Souda, and we are therefore forced to rethink our operation on Chios.