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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Twin Drops

”Our comitment to our work with A Drop in the Ocean has strengthened our sisterhood. We are closer than ever due to our work as volunteers’’ – Tone Jøssund

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2017 is history. Let`s show even more humanity in 2018!

2017 is coming to an end and as the new year is upon us, we have an opportunity to start it with a clean slate and new strength.

By Trude Jacobsen, secretary general.

It wasn’t in any sense easier to be a refugee in 2017 than in previous years. More than 65 million people are forced to flee their homes due to war and conflict. This is a higher number than during World War II.

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Nea Kavala’s most valued Drops

We always have an incredible volunteer team in Nea Kavala. The perfect mix of long termer knowledge, with the fresh energy and curiosity of short termers, means that our operations continuously run to the highest standards. There are however, two Drops that are slightly more important than the rest. Everyone who has volunteered here during the last year knows them, and knows just how important they are to coordinators and volunteers alike. Without these two volunteers, A Drop in the Ocean would be in real trouble.

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The sound of humanity


” I have a desire to create a feeling that absolutely everyone can help, not just a particular elite.”- Andreas Aase

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