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Echo for Refugees

Org #59869
Vetted since 2019 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2016
year founded
$5,794
raised on GlobalGiving
7
months fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Echo is a mobile library, educational hub and pop-up community space for refugees, displaced and vulnerable people in Athens and the surrounding area. Our aim is not only to provide books in mother tongue languages to those most isolated but to act as a source of information, a facilitator of language and music classes, and a space for conversation, play and support. We operate in refugee camps and community spaces in Athens and the surrounding Attica area, loaning books in Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Kurmanji, English, Greek, German, French and Turkish, as well as providing language learning resources and attempting to respond to the specific needs of each space we visit. Our goal is to allow ... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Megan Yates
Megan Yates
Team
Keira M Dignan, Rebecca R Wolfe
Organization Information
Mithimnis 35a
Athens, 11253
Greece
+447795273872

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2247265108
Organization Information
Mithimnis 35a
Athens, 11253
Greece
+447795273872

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2247265108

Project Reports

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Feb 5, 2020
ECHO's end of the year term-card
Firstly, a very happy new year to you from all of the volunteers here at ECHO! It’s been a busy year for us - we’ve drove 115,000km to reach over 2950 library users. I'll link our end...
 
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