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Echo for Refugees

Org #59869
Vetted since 2019 Staff Favorite
2016
year founded
$17,135
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years 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
Giulio D'errico
Giulio D'errico
Team
Rebecca R Wolfe, Giulio D'errico
Organization Information
Kefallinias 57
Athens, 11251
Greece
+447707510504
Organization Information
Kefallinias 57
Athens, 11251
Greece
+447707510504

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

ECHO springs into spring with books, music and so much more

By Becka | Project Coordinator

Hello dear friends of the library, we hope you are well and have enjoyed a refreshing spring.  ECHO has had a lovely last few months really embracing our ability to be flexible and offer the... Read the full report ›

a busy end of 2023 for ECHO mobile library

By Becka | Project Coordinator

Greetings dear friends and supporters. We hope that 2024 is treating you well.  At the library we have the winter chills somewhat and are counting the days until spring appears.  Autumn... Read the full report ›

ECHO's summer of 2023

By Becka | project coordinator

Dear friends, we are writing this after our first few weeks back following our August break and we are so happy to be a very busy library, loaning more books than before to a broad range of language... Read the full report ›
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