HUMAN STORIES

The story of Basel

Numerous human stories. Many of them are sad, however there are always some bright and optimistic ones about strong people who struggled but managed to accomplish their aims and pursuit their dream. Basel’s story is a bright one that starts from Turkey and ends up in one SolidarityNow accommodation structures in Athens, where Basel lives […]

The story of Zozan

Ζozan came to Greece from Syria in February 2016 and now she lives in one of the SolidarityNow accommodation structures. She is in Greece with her four children as a refugee and asylum-seeker. She was teaching fashion design for the last eight years of being in Syria and she loved her job. She and her […]

The story of Rajab

Story and photo: Steven Tagle for SolidarityNow.  Rajab, 21, lives in a single room in one of SolidarityNow accommodation structures for refugees in Athens, near Hashem and Nouri. His arms are thick from using his crutches. “My papers say I’m Syrian, but I was born in Iraq”. Half of his family lives in Iraq, half […]

The story of Nour

by Mohammad Nour Alahmad Almasto, actor, Syrian refugee – hosted temporarily in SolidarityNow accommodation structure This story was also published in K magazine of Kathimerini newspaper (1/1/2017) “An intense cold dark night, the dawn of a bad day; I was leaving, regretful, waving goodbye to my city in Syria; escaping from the resentment and nastiness […]

The story of Ghanim

In October 2016, Ghanim Hameed’s family was included in SolidarityNow’s program “Extended”; the family consists of Ghanim, his wife Shaymaa and their two children, the minor 16-year old Hazim and the 21-year-old Samar. Their origin is from Iraq and they had requested family reunification in Germany since their oldest and youngest sons are there. In […]

Welcome to our world, Haneen!

Welcome our small Haneen! Just these last few days, the family of Abdulamajid became a five member one. At the Accommodation & Housing SolidarityNow, and specifically in our structures at Sindos Thessaloniki, we welcomed our new member with great joy and enthusiasm. Haneen we wish you the best of luck in our world!

Wasim’s story: “I miss my father so much”

Wasim, 27, has a single room on the sixth floor of Theoxenia Hotel. In the afternoon, he blasts music from through speakers connected to his smartphone. He ran a shop in the Jbela neighborhood of Deir ez-Zur, Syria, where he programmed and sold remote keys for cars. He lived in a house with his grandfather […]

#WEAREFAMILY 04 – Eleftheria’s and Avin’s family

“They are children and they need a hug“, Eleftheria Delipaltidou, retired, mother of two A lovely morning in the area of Prochoma at Thessaloniki begins with this short but indicative greeting: –        Good morning, mom! –        Good morning, my baby! Then, they exchange the day’s first kisses and hugs and sit together around the table […]