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2401, 2018

Day 2: Lesbos, Greece

We met up with Omar this morning and he took us to see the Happy Family project - Wow - a great ngo based in Switzerland. They are trying to provide some normalcy to the refugees. They provide meals for up to 800 a day, they have a gym, a toddler play space, coffee/tea, a place to play games. They [...]

2301, 2018

Day 1: Lesbos, Greece

We learned a lot our first day here and learned there is much to unravel ahead to understand the complexity of it all. Maneuvered the flight, upgrading to a van, visit to the local police station to register, met up with Omar in the morning and drove to Skila in the north. Our discussions with Omar started to make the [...]

2201, 2018

On Our Way to Lesbos

Arrived in Athens - great seamless flight. Found Tama easily awaiting final team member from Istanbul. We leave at 5 am tomorrow for Lesbos. Word is many more refugees arriving due to Turkey / Syria escalation. We are carrying 300 lbs medical supplies and donations of new underwear and warm clothes. Drinking homemade wine, eating oranges and digestives for dinner. [...]