AMURTEL’s International Newsletter has an article on our work!September 13, 2017-Our work in Greece has been written about in the AMURTEL International Newsletter. We've reproduced it here for you to read. You can see the rest of the newsletter on the AMURTEL website. Thank you to all of our contributors for helping us make this project possible!
Amurtel Centre in Athens 6 months’ AnniversaryApril 28, 2017-6 months have passed and here is a video to celebrate the anniversary of Amurtel's centre in downtown Athens ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfolOC1sb5Y Within the last 6 months, more than 1000 mothers from Syria, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Iran, Algeria, Morocco, Greece and so on, have come to our centre. 61 of these women have Continue Reading
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 AthensSeptember 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 PortJune 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 AthensJune 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