We Are Here has had some great fun with activities and events recently. Local schools are over for the long Greek summer holiday, so there are plenty of children around again. Also the last of the people who have been in camp for over a year are starting to move on with their asylum cases and Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 20th June 2017”
This week has been busy as ever with our usual lessons and activities, as well as a few special events and new workshops.
We are very happy to announce Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 13th June 2017”
Things have been extremely busy over the last few weeks for We Are Here, with lots of extra work to do. We are very fortunate that working together with personal contacts, as well as the wider Northern Greece volunteer community, many of our team have been able to Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 6th June”
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 Continue reading “Project update – Nea Kavala, 2nd May”
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 Continue reading “Project Update – Nea Kavala, 26th 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 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”