Challenges and Best Practices of Women Refugees: Stories of Forced Migration
The 67th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) organized 12 different parallel events, both face-to-face and virtual, in collaboration with the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) in partnership with influential non-governmental organizations and educational institutions around the world.
8 March: International Women’s Day
A day that honors the contribution of women to the society, economy, family and culture. A day celebrating gender equality, women’s rights and women’s solidarity. PIGI wishes all the women of the world a Happy Anniversary!
Fethullah Gülen: Condolences to the Greek People
Fethullah Gülen sends a condolence message about the train accident in Greece: “I am saddened to learn that dozens of people lost their lives and many were injured in the train accident that happened in Greece, our loyal neighbor, friend and brotherly country.
Music is one of the most important activities that the human soul needs. Our ney course, given by our volunteer music teacher, continues its activities despite limited opportunities.
In our sewing course, women both have a good time with their hobbies and learn new designs
Psychological Support Platform
Volunteer counselors of our psychological support committee guide refugee children going through difficult processes in adapting to their new country and life, and shed light on some of the problems they may encounter.
Delivering Food Packages
We delivered food packages to Migrants forum of Greece to be distributed to other refugee families. A picture from the food support event we organized in cooperation with the Migrant Forum of Greece organization.
Culture and Art Platform Exhibition
In Pigi, we exhibited the works of our children aged 9-11 with the theme of “words that are important to us turn into art”.
Visiting Ukrainian Committee
We have visited the Ukrainian community in Greece to support them and to alleviate the difficulties they faced. We are with them with all our heart and energy. We hope that the environment of peace will be established in their country soon.
Social Responsibility Platform
We have met with the representatives of all the communities that are members of EFM and Ukranian Community in Greece to assemble medical supplies, milk and basic necessities for the people who need it either in Greece or in Ukraine.
Certificates of achievement were given to those who attended the language courses opened at Pigi. There were about 60 participants in the courses. The courses, which continue in a total of 4 courses, gave their first graduates at A1, A2, B1, B2 language levels.
Our course, which was started for primary school students, allows children to be involved in various cultural and artistic activities, as well as reinforcing their school lessons.
Our school support courses for middle school students have started. Program was prepared in the fields of Greek, Greek History, Mathematics, and Science by Greek teachers who are experts in their fields.
Our literacy course, which was initiated with the great devotion of our teachers, contributes to the development of children’s reading and writing skills in their mother tongue. Children also get the chance to spend time with their peers.
Art activities have a very exclusive parts in the lifes of children so that they can develop themselves and reveal their talents. Our guitar course for children aged 6-10 has started.
Iftar Dinner With our Volunteer Teachers
On Sunday, April 10, we met with our Greek teachers at the iftar dinner in Pigi. It was a wonderful night where very sincere feelings were shared.
Youth Platform’s Guests
On Thursday, May 19, Metis Montessori Lyceum school operating in the Netherlands organized a trip to the 1st General Lyceum of Elleniko school in Athens as part of the Erasmus Plus project.
Iftar Dinner Organized by Culture and Art Platform – With Greek Friends
On Wednesday, April 27, we organized an iftar dinner for our Greek friends in our building. We hosted very valuable people such as Marianna Kakaounaki, the producer of the documentary Invisible, and Katerina Markou, the owner of the publishing house where the A life of service book was published.
Social Responsibility Platform – Food Aid for Ukrainians
On Wednesday, April 20, we provided food aid to the Ukrainian community in Athens for people who need help