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Our latest activities and co-operations

Our latest activities and co-operations

Beach Cleaning Every year before summer season the volunteers department of the Municipality calls for Volunteers to help cleaning the beaches. We support this call and some refugees we work with since a long time were very eager to help. So Greeks and refugees together did this job to keep Mytilini clean. Education Partners Very glad young students received the books and pens and other material from us. It's one of our self organized partner tent schools in Moria camp, managed by teachers who believe in the importance of education. We are still busy setting up the new Moria Academy…
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A second letter to Europe from Moria camp in corona times

A second letter to Europe from Moria camp in corona times

Our partners from the camp, the Moria Corona Awareness Team and the Moria White Helmets wrote a second letter to Europe, after their first one was published in many major German newspaper, but never answered. They say very important points: "We have sent a call for help and support three weeks ago and unfortunately we never received an answer. We are still waiting, while the conditions here did not change. We ask: Are we not worth getting an answer while so many people talk about Moria and a German minister even called it “Europe’s shame”? Thankfully in the the Greek…
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The threat of Coronavirus is not at all over

The threat of Coronavirus is not at all over

Busy days in our office. Sewing machines and clothes arrived from Germany to be distributed to mask factories both in the camp and to our Greek partners. Then the new information material about Corvid -19, in four languages, arrived from the printing shop and sent to Moria camp. And last but not least the new registration cards for the new school, the Moria Academia that will open next week also finally arrived. And the self sewn badges too. Now restrictions in Greece are slowly eased. We were all quite lucky until now, because only few cases occurred, only one dead…
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A new Academia soon!

A new Academia soon!

As you know originally Stand by Me Lesvos was always focusing on education. And we believe education is the the most important thing we can offer. But unfortunately our old Acαdemiα, where in the end almost 1000 students were learning every month, was closed and later looted. In the meanwhile we faced the Corona crisis and started very fast a lot of activities with our partners in Moria camp to prevent the virus from entering. Well people here say it is 50% luck or some higher power and 50% these activities that saved the camp in this first dangerous phase.…
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