Month: October 2016

Views from the Ground: Oinofyta, vol.2
October 31, 2016November 13, 2017
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Views from the Ground: Oinofyta, vol.2

“The reality is, you’re going to be here a while… and that means you need to live, not just exist” Lisa Campbell is speaking to Campfire Innovation in Do Your Part’s small Oinofyta office, where a handful of her 13-strong volunteer team squeeze in, ready to show us around their camp’s unique community. If 13...

CAMPFIRE Innovation at Hack the Camp
October 31, 2016November 20, 2017
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CAMPFIRE Innovation at Hack the Camp

Last weekend, Campfire Innovation was at Hack the Camp as a community partner, supporting Impact Hub Athens, Onassis Cultural Centre and the US Embassy at the two-day event. The hackathon attracted experts and activists from the volunteer, technology and refugee communities. This resulted in two days of innovative projects that covered a broad spectrum of...

SPARKS OF INNOVATION — Vol. 1
October 24, 2016November 20, 2017
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SPARKS OF INNOVATION — Vol. 1

Progress on the Skaramangas community Centre Did you know that a community centre is under construction in Skaramangas? We checked in on the building work a few weeks back during our visit to the camp but we are so happy to see things are progressing. Skaramangas is the biggest camp in Greece, with over 3,000...

Views from the Ground: Oinofyta Camp
October 3, 2016November 20, 2017
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Views from the Ground: Oinofyta Camp

by Norman Hering This is the third 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...