Polaroid stories | Hawas, Aiwas, Rionas and Vinas in France

Today he lives in France with his family – his wife and their four children. The relocation of Khalil’s family from Greece to France took place after two years in Greece and a painful trip from Iraq to Europe. “We were trying hard for years to build a life and in two hours we lost […]

Polaroid stories | “We are patient”, they say, until they are reunited

Ahmed and Halwa are parents of six children. They are in Greece since July 2017 with their five children – “We managed to save our eldest son first; he traveled on his own and arrived at Germany.” The 14-year-old son who lives in Germany over the past two years is doing well, his parents say, “and […]

Polaroid Stories | Radua and the two musicians

Radua from Syria is a mother of nine children. She has been in Greece for more than a year with five of her children. Her four older children live in different countries of the world; the 25-year-old son of hers lives with his father in Germany and the other three, all girls, in three different […]

Polaroid stories | In France, Bro will make his dream come true

Bro left with his family for France – “finally the time has come!”, he said. The approval of their relocation was accepted with great happiness by the parents and children of the family. Bro and his wife Hafsa have three children. The names of the three children begin with the letter B, like their dad’s […]

Polaroid Stories: From Damascus, permanently in Athens

Little Haneen will live in Greece and she will become an ophthalmologist “When I grow up I will become an ophthalmologist!” And we not only wish it to the 12-year-old Haneen but through the learning of the Greek language and the other implemented activities we are trying to support her to make the dream come […]

Polaroid Stories, Human Stories: like the old days, like today

Five Stories in five photos for the seminar entitled “Contemporary Photojournalism: From Research to Publication“, which took place in October 2017 by the photojournalist Giorgos Moutafis. The seminar was completed with the organization of a special event held on October 23rd, 2017, in the centre of Athens, where each participant presented their work. One of […]

#iBelieveInMe: “My dream is to live by the sea”

Alexandra, 32 years old, Beneficiary of the Individual Counseling & Psychotherapy Service, Athens Solidarity Center   Alexandra, as introduced to us, wants to talk about the series of events that brought her today to be one of the beneficiaries at the organization’s Solidarity Center in Athens. She strongly believes that her story can motivate others with […]

#iBelieveInMe: «Now I find peace with Mary – myself».

Mary, 62 years old Beneficiary of the Individual Counseling & Psychotherapy Service, Athens Solidarity Center   “I want everybody to learn that they can get free support here; I am very happy with the work being done for the Greeks here. My psychologist helps me to find peace with Mary -myself- and deal more calmly with […]