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A Sustainable Collaboration

IT-services, social responsibility, and engagement are at the centre of the new collaboration between Habberstad and A Drop in the Ocean.

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Asylum seekers are affected by a new decision made by the Ministry for Migration Policy (MoMP)

“…Focus on the empowerment, encouragement and reviewing of languages and skills in order to make people more independent and self-sufficient are more important than ever.” – Sumita Shah & Cicilie Bråten-Lindblad

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Less frightening than expected

The retiree Kristin Falkung (72) is not one to put much emphasis on the work she does for others. But she wishes to show that it’s not necessarily scary to work as a volunteer in the field. And she wants to inspire more elderly people to do the same.

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A year of humanitarian experiences in Greece

“For me being a coordinator is about inspiring others to do good and have fun at the same time. It is spreading the message that the most important mission we have is to give love and hope to those who need it the most.” – Cláudia Sabença, former project and logistic coordinator for A Drop in the Ocean.

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Reflections from my time on Lesvos

Having followed the refugee crisis since 2015, Jemma Moody had a desire to travel to Lesvos to help out. She is a trained social worker and has experience working with refugees and migrants in various parts of the world, including working with Syrian children in Istanbul. She regretted not signing up as a volunteer in 2015 and 2016. When she finally found A Drop in the Ocean, which has an extra focus on women and children, she decided to travel as a volunteer in November 2018. Below are her reflections from her time with us on Lesvos where, among other things, she contributed with English teaching and children’s activities at the Drop in the Ocean Drop-Center in Moria.

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