#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 […]


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 […]

#iBelieveInMe | M. started claiming her life from scratch

beneficiary of the Individual Counselling & Psychotherapy Service, Athens Solidarity Center Young M. comes from one of the poorest countries in western Africa. Last summer she visited the organization’s Solidarity Center in Athens for the first time, following the referral by a non-governmental organization that SolidarityNow cooperates with. Μ. asked for help from the Center’s […]

“We came as refugees and you helped us. Now it is our turn to do the same as much as we can”

“We came as refugees and you helped us. Now it is our turn to do the same as much as we can”, Ossama from Syria The SolidarityNow teams and refugees-beneficiaries offer their support to the fire victims. Together. “We cherish life together“, Sadam was saying in Greek, while arranging biscuits, wipes, emptying boxes, carrying food. Along […]

#ArtIsMyLife | Sarah

“When I am singing I feel that I am praying” We hold Goshen in our arms. He lays his head on our shoulders and observes the world around him. He does not complain. Although he is only 5 months old, he is very calm, like his mother, Sarah. The time passes by and he falls […]

#RefugeeFoodFestival2018 | Adel the Cook

He is waiting to cook for us in this year’s Refugee Food Festival in Athens, on the 20th and 21st of June at “Vassilainas” restaurant Adel began cooking at the young age of 15. He was influenced by his older cousin who was a professional cook. From 2009 till 2013, he was working as a […]

Barshank at the Refugee Food Festival for the second time!

On Friday the 20th of June, Barshank will cook for the second Refugee Food Festival at the restaurant “Ama Laxei”, in Athens city center. He is inviting us all to taste recipes from his home country. His homeland is Syria. We met him last year since he was one of the five participants of the […]