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Echo for Refugees

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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
Rebecca R Wolfe, Giulio D'errico
Organization Information
Mithimnis 35a
Athens, 11253
Organization Information
Mithimnis 35a
Athens, 11253

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'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 ›

ECHO - for community

By Becka | Project Coordinator

Hello there everyone,  I hope that this message finds you all well, wherever you are.  ECHO keeps rolling on, focusing our sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and occasional Wednesday city... Read the full report ›

ECHO library welcomes 2023

By Becka Wolfe | ECHO mobile library project coordinator

Dear friends and supporters,  We hope that you all had a restful and enjoyable festive season and enter 2023 with energy and optimism. Whilst ECHO re-started library sessions on the 9th... Read the full report ›
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