The lack of education, security and dignity of the teenagers, and how to provide these basic necessities, the conditions that these small organisations like Action for Education face aren't easy. However, the amazing team in which I have found myself has made everything much more enjoyable and fun and with a deep feeling of solidarity.
43 people arrived by boat to the North of the Island in the early morning. Thirteen women, twenty one men and eight children. SMH (The medical group) reported that one Syrian man from this boat drowned in the sea. He was 31 years old. The body was recovered by port police and transferred to hospital.
Chios is snowing and there is a desperate need to buy blankets for people in the refugee camp. People live in tents and sleep right on the plastic bottom of the tent. People are shaking with cold when they queue. At the last delivery I had a warm scarf that I used to warm ice-cold hands with. If you want to be a fellow man then this is the right moment.