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 Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 14th 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 Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 4th 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 Continue reading “Project update – Serres, 1st April”
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 Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 28th 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 Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 22nd 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 Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 14th 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 Continue reading “Project update – Serres, 9th 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 Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 5th March”
We Are Still here but what have we been up to ?
In Nea Kavala, having had our space taken away from us has definitely been an endurance test for the project, particularly during darker days and Continue reading “Project update 19th January”
Thank you, thank you and thank you to all the many, many people who have shared our page, been in touch with us and made donations already to our fundraising page to help us begin the rebuild. The response of solidarity has been Continue reading “We Are Still Here…”