“Shedia” street paper

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SOLIDARITY SUBSCRIPTION Link: http://www.shedia.gr/subscriptions/ “SHEDIA” MOBILE APP Link: http://shedia.gr/mobileapp/                   “Shedia” is the only Greek street paper and a member of the International Network of Street Papers (www.insp.ngo). “Shedia”, like all the street papers around the world, is sold in the streets by official vendors. Vendors come … Continued

Praksis

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PRAKSIS is an independent N.G.O. which provides humanitarian aid in a wide range of fields (including medical, legal, social welfare, psychological and financial) to socially vulnerable groups in need regardless of: color, race, religion, age, nationality, ideology or political beliefs, through an array of programs.  PRAKSIS is active throughout Greece, mostly in the regions of … Continued

Kick out Poverty & Homeless World Cup

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Since 2007, NGO Diogenes runs the Homeless Greek National Football Team which participates annually in the Homeless World Cup (www.homelessworldcup.org) – a sporting but mainly social global movement that uses the power of football to encourage people to change their own lives. Through football and a series of other activities, people are motivated to address … Continued

The Big Issue UK

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The Big Issue’s mission is to dismantle poverty by creating opportunity, through self-help, social trading and business solutions. The Big Issue magazine launched in 1991 in response to the growing number of rough sleepers on the streets of London, by offering people the opportunity to earn a legitimate income through selling a magazine to the … Continued

Doctors of the World / Médecins du Monde – Greece (MdM-Greece)

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Doctors of the World / Médecins du Monde – Greece (MdM-Greece), is a medical humanitarian non-governmental organization and is a member of Médecins Du Monde International. The guiding principle underlying MdM’s activities is that every human being has a right to humanitarian assistance, irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, ideology or political persuasion. … Continued

The Greek Ombudsman

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Platform of actions of the Citizen’s Ombudsman for socially vulnerable groups. The Greek Ombudsman acts as guardian of the people’s rights in both the public and private sectors, with a special emphasis on monitoring and promoting the implementation of the principle of equal treatment, the rights of the child and the rights of vulnerable groups. … Continued

KETHEA

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KETHEA is the largest rehabilitation and social reintegration network in Greece. It has been providing its services to drug addicts and their families 1983. Its services are offered free of charge on the street and in prisons and rehabilitation units around Greece. KETHEA also helps people suffering from other forms of addiction including alcohol, gambling … Continued

OKANA

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OKANA’s work and programmes focus on prevention, treatment and social reintegration of people facing problems related to substance use.  

Caritas Hellas

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Caritas Hellas aims to support individuals and groups of people who need help without any discrimination. The purpose of the organization is to create and implement actions and programs of humanitarian and philanthropic content, as well as to develop a spirit of solidarity within society. Caritas Hellas focuses on providing social services, counselling, moral and … Continued

Klimaka

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Klimaka is a social institution, a non-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 2000 and is engaged in providing mental health services and integration programs for marginalized social groups in Greece and abroad. Klimaka’s actions and programs aim at supporting the socially excluded by strengthening their approach towards life, the responsible assertion of rights and equal inclusion. … Continued

Red Cross

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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded in 1863 to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering without cultural or ethnic distinction. The Greek Red … Continued

Homeless World Cup Foundation

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The Homeless World Cup Foundation supports a network of 74 local grassroots projects around the world and organises the Homeless World Cup annual tournament. The foundation aims to support and develop projects that use football as a tool for social change and inspire people who are homeless to change their own lives; and to change … Continued