HUMAN STORIES

#nailedit_”I believe my students can evolve and work on that particular subject”

Konstantina Ganotis, aesthetics trainer In the duration of spring, 15 beneficiaries of SolidarityNow from Syria, Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan attended free manicure-pedicure seminars at the “Institute of Professional Development”, a vocational training center in Thessaloniki, which are part of the organization’s training program. “Manicure-pedicure has nothing to do with beauty and grooming; above all, it […]

Sayeed: a Rohingya in Athens

For those who don’t know, their name is synonymous with the word persecuted – for a Rohingya is his nation, the word that defines him; however, Sayeed Hussein says he cannot interpret it into something perceivable by others – a country, a mother tongue, tradition and customs. Sayeed describes Rohingya as people who over the […]

#iBelieveInMe | Mr. N._ “I would have gone crazy…”

Mr. N., beneficiary of the psychological counseling and psychotherapy service at the Athens Solidarity Center It’s afternoon on Tuesday 11 September 2018 and Mr. N. is about to attend one of his scheduled sessions with the psychologist at the Athens Solidarity Centre (ASC). In a few minutes, he will be informed that he has been granted […]

World Mental Health Day | October 10th

Psychological Support for All Psychological support is the most unappreciated service of the public health system in our country and elsewhere. As a result, most of the people do not have access to mental health services. In fact, those who get such support are only the ones who can afford to appeal to a private […]

#nailedit_Sana_”This diploma is my birthday present!”

Today Sana is very happy, not only because she received her certified diploma in the art of onyoplasty, but also because she is celebrating her 22nd birthday. During the small celebration organized by SolidarityNow’s Blue Refugee Center in Thessaloniki for those who successfully attended the manicure-pedicure seminar, Sana has come along with her mother, who […]

#nailedit_IBRAHIM_”I decided to develop my skills in this art in order to find a job and I do not care about other people’s opinions”

Today, SolidarityNow’s Blue Refugee Center (BRC) in Thessaloniki is in a festive mood. More specifically, the team has prepared a small celebration for our 15 beneficiaries who have successfully attended free pedicure-manicure seminars – part of the organization’s educational program. Among the graduates is the 28-year-old Ibrahim from Syria, who learned aesthetician techniques and methods […]

#NailedIt | Amber dreams of opening her own beauty salon in Thessaloniki!

“Can I open my own beauty salon now that I have this diploma?”, Amber asks her teacher. Amber is 33 years old and comes from Pakistan. Along with 14 other people she attended the free manicure-pedicure seminars organized by SolidarityNow in Thessaloniki. Today is the award ceremony and the students have gathered at SolidarityNow’s Blue […]

#NailedIt

Glossy and matte polish nail, shine, oval or square shaped nails, French or simple manicure and many other techniques. Who does not like to take care of his/her nails? Manicure-pedicure has not only to do with beauty and grooming; above all, it involves our health, and besides, it is an art that is taught and […]