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Volunteer in Mother-Baby Area Our new Mother-Baby Area is now open! October 14, 2016 - After weeks of preparation and thanks to your generous help, the AMURTEL Mother-Baby Area in central Athens has opened its doors to refugee mothers and babies. At our new center we will: deliver antenatal and postnatal care to mothers and babies; address the critical needs of infant feeding from birth Continue Reading
Five reasons to volunteer with AMURTEL in Athens September 7, 2016 - Former long-term volunteer, Anastasia Shepherd, shares why you should consider volunteering with us. 1. A small, flexible team. Amurtel is an international organization, but the  team in Athens is very small and led by volunteers. While there are some benefits to working with a large organization, like having lots of funding, Continue Reading
Spring at Pireaus Port June 13, 2016 - In this article from April 2016 (since reposted to this site) the AMURTEL Greece team shares the evolving needs of mothers and babies at Pireaus Port. It’s a hot day at the port, more like June than April. The sea breeze coming in over the water helps cools down the Continue Reading
Mass migration: the view from Athens June 13, 2016 - In this article from January 2016 (since reposted to this site), AMURTEL Greece shares the challenges that faced pregnant women and mothers on their journey to safety. It was a swelteringly hot August day in Victoria Square, downtown Athens. Inside one of the many spontaneously erected refugee tents sat a very pregnant woman Continue Reading