HUMAN STORIES

WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY: Haider

“Μy biggest dream is to study medicine” We ask him if he wants to send a message to the children who will read his story. “I want to say to the children who have left their countries that they should not waste time, and learn Greek, go to school and participate in all activities”.  “My […]

WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY: MARYAM

«My dream is to become a doctor and help other people” On the World Children’s Day, she wants to send a special message to all children: “I want to tell them that they have to study, be kind and help each other without making any discrimination” The teaching room at the SolidarityNow’s Thessaloniki Solidarity Center […]

WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY: ALI

“My father taught me never to give up” “I like ancient Greek, because it is easy, and I can learn more about the language and speak better the modern Greek”, says the 15-year-old Ali from Pakistan, who goes to high school and speaks Greek fluently. We met Ali and his teacher, Kiki, one afternoon in […]

#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 […]