Doctors of the World is renovating the Open Accommodation Centre “A Step Forward” to be able to accommodate and support women and children at risk in a renewed and modern environment.
Currently “A Step Forward” is undergoing maintenance and renovation work.
Municipal Theatre of Piraeus
The young children of the “A Step Forward” Accommodation Center attended the theatrical performance “Dodo!” at the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus, an unique performance by the Vida Group, for ages 12 months to 3 years old, full of imagination, sounds, colors and shapes. The “A Step Forward” youngsters were thrilled to participate in this interactive experience filled with beautiful surprises.
Visiting the National Museum of Contemporary Art of Athens
The women and children of A Step Forward visited the National Museum of Contemporary Art of Athens, where they had the opportunity to tour and view some of the Museum’s guest exhibitions, and then discussed and expressed the thoughts and opinions that emerged from their contact with the works.
The Home Project
The children of A Step Forward visited the big celebration of The Home Project, which aimed at community building, addressing xenophobia and stereotypes through coexistence. The Kypseli Municipal Market was filled with music and creative workshops in which the #ASF children also had the opportunity to make and share wonderful things.
Dream On | Exhibition at NEON
H., who is hosted at the “A Step Forward” Open Accommodation Center, loves art. The visit to the art space NEON, in the former tobacco factory, gave her the opportunity to see the exhibition Dream On, where large-scale installations by international and greek artists are presented.
Museum of Illusion
Through fun tricks, the young children learned about perception, vision and illusions.
Visit at the National Gallery
The women and children of A Step Forward had the opportunity to visit the National Gallery
Attica Zoological Park
Visit to the Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis Museum visited the women and mothers with their children who are hosted at the A Step Forward Open Accommodation Center. During the visit they had the opportunity to see the exhibits of the Museum, learn about the antiquities of Greece and enjoy a walk in the historical center of Athens.
A newborn baby in A Step Forward
Which became an instant favourite of all the guests of the Open Accommodation Center and their children!
Visit at the A Step Forward
Visit by representatives of the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO), UDI and HumanRights360
Petit Plan: Europa III
On the occasion of the "Petit Plan: Europa III" Festival, the women of A Step Forward visited the Institut français de Grèce and enjoyed films of French cinema.
Believe in yourself!
At a time when many of us are discouraged or give up the struggle to resolve our personal deadlocks, women like Sonia, without intending to, are a source of inspiration and activation for all of us.
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
This card is made by beneficiaries and employees of the programmes “Asylum and Migration” and “Local Development and Poverty Reduction”, funded by the EEAGrants.
Christmas fun for the children of the A Step Forward Open Accommodation Center, at the ice rink
Kinetic activities, physical exercises & lots of play, for the A Step Forward children where they can practice their kinetic skills, as play is a vital need for them.
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Creative moments for the children of A Step Forward
#Forhumanrightsineurope #Forabetterfuture #Workingtogether #EeaGrantsCommunity #EEAGrants #Inclusion #Protection #Empowerment
The 9th Festival of Handmade and Recycled Theatre became another opportunity for the women and children of the Open Accommodation Center to get to know the neighborhoods of the center of Athens through cultural events.
“This is how I learn better” of the Municipality of Athens
STEM Evenings for the children of A Step Forward at Serafio, combining hands-on games with Science, highlighting the creative role of technology in education.
Beginning of the school year for 8 children
The children, who live in the Open Accommodation Center, conquered their right to knowledge and learning
Comicdom CON Athens 2021
First day in school
First day in school for the children of A Step Forward. With great enthusiasm, 8 children living in the Open Accommodation Center, with the help of social workers and the educator, were signed up in kindergarten, primary and secondary school where they will now attend their classes.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
The guided tour of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center brought joy to the women and children of A Step Forward
Through playing, children develop their physical and cultural skills and discover in a fun way what they can do!
A walk in the centre of Athens became a pleasant opportunity for the mothers and children of the Open Accommodation Centre A Step Forward to explore the paths of the National Garden.
We Need Books
With a book you can travel around the entire world. The women and children of A Step Forward visited the We Need Books library
Job opening “Instructor/Trainer”
Το Μη Κερδοσκοπικό Σωματείο Γιατροί του Κόσμου – Ελληνική Αντιπροσωπεία, στο πλαίσιο του έργου “A Step forward-Accommodation Facility for Women Asylum Seekers at risk and for mothers with their children” το οποίο χρηματοδοτείται από τον χρηματοδοτικό μηχανισμό 2014-2021 του Ευρωπαϊκού Οικονομικού Χώρου (EEA grants) στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος ”Asylum and Migration” με διαχειριστική αρχή τη ΣΟΛ Crowe και την Human Rights 360.
Π Ρ Ο Κ Η Ρ Υ Σ Σ Ε Ι
Μία (1) θέση Εκπαιδευτή-τριας/Εμψυχωτή-τριας
ΣΥΝΤΟΜΗ ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ ΤΟΥ ΦΟΡΕΑ
The breastfeeding course by the volunteer midwife for the women of “A Step Forward” project, was a valuable lesson in managing the care of their baby as they learned important information that every woman has the right to know and is linked to the development of a healthy child.
Issues discussed were about the physiology and pathology of lactation, the correct technique of breastfeeding, the nutrition of the breastfeeding woman and further questions were answered through personal discussion with […]
The visit to the museum and the archaeological site of the Acropolis gave the women and young children of A Step Forward the opportunity to see up close and get to know an important element of Greek culture, as well as the role of museums in modern societies.
S. took a step forward
She bid us farewell as she left the Open Accommodation Centre, leaving a picture she drew herself.
Moments of relaxation at the Open Accommodation Centre for women and mothers of asylum seekers and their children, where handmade gifts made by the children themselves with the help of the staff, delighted children and adults alike.
The usage of computers and internet access for the women of "A Step Forward" is an important tool offerd to them during their stay at the Open Accommodation Center.
The shouts and laughs that fill the room during the workout excersises make life seem a little more normal again.
March 8 | International Women’s Day
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, on March 8, we symbolically offered to the women of the Open Living Center, a pot of flowers and chocolates to show them how important they are in life and how much they should feel strong!
Invitation for expression of interest of certified public accountants
Nomination of a Contractor for the provision of Management Audit Services (Certified Public Accountants) in the context of the implementation of the project for two years
A woman who found such strength to escape a harsh environment is capable of achieving everything.
Constructions in the new hospitality structure for women are being completed. With the beginning of the new year, we will be ready to welcome the women with their children who will be hosted.
Job Opening: Social Worker in Athens
We are looking to hire a Social Worker in Athens, for the project A Step Forward
Job Opening Administrative Employee in Athens
We are looking to hire an Administrative Employee in Athens for the project A Step Forward
Intention to conclude a contract for the “Supply of Personal Hygiene Products”
Intention to conclude a contract in the framework of the Invitation for expression of interest for submission of tenders for the Supply of Personal Hygiene Products, for the hospitality structure.
Constructions in progress
Constructions are in progress. Soon our new hospitality structure for vulnerable women will be ready to accommodate women and mothers with their children.
Re-announcement of Invitation for the supply of Baby Foods
For the "Supply of Baby Products for the Hospitality Structure at 32 Deligiorgi Street in Athens