Month: September 2016

Views from the Ground: Skaramagas
September 28, 2016November 20, 2017
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Views from the Ground: Skaramagas

This is the second article from our “Views from the Ground” series. Campfire Innovation is based in Greece and often visits projects, camps and key locations to identify the challenges faced by volunteers and refugees and the best smart solutions deployed. This is a is a collection of stories based on the places we visit...

Views from the Ground: Lavrio with RefuComm
September 26, 2016November 20, 2017
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Views from the Ground: Lavrio with RefuComm

by Norman Hering This is the first edition of our “Views from the Ground” series. CAMPFIRE Innovation is based in Greece and often visits projects, camps and key locations to identify the challenges faced by volunteers and refugees and the best smart solutions deployed. This is a is a collection of stories based on the...

What about urban refugees?
September 26, 2016November 20, 2017
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What about urban refugees?

Let the numbers and facts speak for themselves. Currently: over 60,000 refugees are stranded in Greece More than 40 camps are dotted across the country Borders are closed Relocation and asylum procedures take over 6 months Winter is coming. What will happen to the 60,000 people across the country in the next few months? Looking at...

So, What Exactly is SMART AID?
September 25, 2016November 20, 2017
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So, What Exactly is SMART AID?

More than a year after the attention of the world was fixed on Greece and the refugee crisis, the situation continues to be difficult with real challenges every day. Over that time, more than 800,000 people have arrived and passed through Greece. Nearly 60,000 of them remain stranded in the country. Welcoming them, have been...