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Project update – Nea Kavala, 2nd May


We’ve been busy as ever this week at Nea Kavala! Naturally the camp is constantly evolving, but it seems to be going through a period of big changes at the moment. A few days ago, the military distribution of

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Project Update – Nea Kavala, 26th April


This week has been extremely busy with a few special events and lots of logistical work for us at We Are Here, as well as our usual classes and activities. But it’s all been so worthwhile, facilitating these

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Project update – Nea Kavala, 14th April

We’ve been very busy the past few weeks, with more arrivals, more classes and more on offer. Just as well we have more volunteers to help manage this workload!

This week we had two days of arrivals from the islands, with over 120 new residents to the camp. The reception routine is

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Project update – Nea Kavala, 4th April


This week we’ve had two days of arrivals to the camp: very slowly starting to fill up. Nea Kavala is currently at about half capacity for services available, but we

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Project update – Serres, 1st April


Our sister project with the Yazidi community came to the end of its third and final month in their temporary hotel accommodation last Friday. These weeks since the new year – of a routine of daily English classes, a good learning space and good living conditions – have been

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Project update – Nea Kavala, 28th March



This week the weather has suddenly turned from spring to summer. Luckily our new Community Centre and improved Women’s Space are both insulated and we hope lessons and activities will continue to be cool enough throughout the summer to be well-attended. That’s certainly what’s been happening recently! Attendance to all classes are on the rise: children, mixed adults and

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Project update – Nea Kavala, 22nd March


Nea Kavala has been buzzing with excitement the last few days. There’s lots going on and it’s great to see people with fresh energy: refugees and volunteers alike. Many people have been stuck in Greece now for over a year, so

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Project update – Nea Kavala, 14th March


There have been many changes to Nea Kavala in the last couple of weeks, but one thing is a constant, We Are Here! Hundreds of people have left camp recently

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Project update – Serres, 9th March


Our pop-up learning cafe project supporting the Yazidi community – currently not actually in Serres but in temporary hotel accommodation on the coast – has grown in size and strength. Over the first few weeks of

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Project update – Nea Kavala, 5th March


In Nea Kavala, our team has been working hard amidst more changing circumstances during the past few weeks. Firstly, we are happy to announce that

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