Antigone Project: We collaborated with Antigone, an organization focused on female refugees issues in Northern Greece. We provided over 20 books in Farsi and Arabic on women’s health, literacy, etc.
Melissa Project: We also collaborated with Melissa, an organization focused on women and children refugees’ issues in Athens. We provided over 50 books in Farsi, Arabic, Greek and English of several topics and levels.
Conferences: As part of the conference on Library Services to Refugees & Immigrants, held at Goethe Institute in Athens, we participated in the workshop topic of library fundraising. This was one part of four fifteen-person workshop groups. Attendees of the workshops comprised of municipality officers, librarians, teachers, and other interested persons
Publishing houses: We are working with the majority of the publishing houses in Greece for donations of children’s books. So far we have received a significant amount of English and French children’s books, that the publishing houses use for translation purposes to the greek language. This has zero cost for them. So far we have collected more than 350 English and Greek books.
Our Collaborators: The Municipality of Athens, Athens 2018 World Book Capital, Polis2, Greek Forum of Migrants, Greek Forum of Refugees, ECHO Refugee Library, Effect.org, The Municipality of Amsterdam, Caritas Hellas, Terre Des Hommes, the Municipality of Marathon Social Services, CRS, Catholic Relief Services, The Municipal Library of Thessaloniki, Melissa Network, Network for Children’s Rights, Solomon, Antigone, Campfire Innovation, Kalimat Foundation UAE, Challedu, Project Elea, Jasmine School, 2nd Experimental High School of Athens, Starfish Foundation, HOPE Cafe, IOM, OMNES, The HOME Project, The Nordic Library at Athens, Atheates Gynaikes (Invisible Women/Αθέατες Γυναίκες), Nostos NGO, Greek Red Cross, Steps, Greece Communitiere, Effect.org, Κinisi Ethelonton- SCI Hellas, Desmos, START (LELA KARAGIANNI), Εuropean Expression, The Ukrainian Community, Mandra Cultural Center, 26the Kypseli school, CERST.