Day 1: Lesbos, Greece

By | 2018-02-02T02:15:25+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Lesbos, refugee|

We learned a lot our first day here and learned there is much to unravel ahead to understand the complexity of it all. Maneuvered the flight, upgrading to a van, visit to the local police station to register, met up with Omar in the morning and drove to Skila in the north. Our discussions with Omar [...]

On Our Way to Lesbos

By | 2018-02-01T07:10:14+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Lesbos, refugee|

Arrived in Athens - great seamless flight. Found Tama easily awaiting final team member from Istanbul. We leave at 5 am tomorrow for Lesbos. Word is many more refugees arriving due to Turkey / Syria escalation. We are carrying 300 lbs medical supplies and donations of new underwear and warm clothes. Drinking homemade wine, eating oranges [...]