Monthly Archives: August 2020

Volunteering

How to enjoy a cleaning day? The cleaning of the house is important for the good maintenance of the place. After the cleaning our volunteers prepared the space outside, in the backyard garden, to enjoy the dinner all together with the good greek weather while watching a movie. Amazing volunteers 👌 Yamaaas 🍻
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Earth building

Earth building entrance is getting ready!! The front entrance of our house is built with a cob technique. Cob technique is a mix of soil and/or clay, water, organic materials and glass. We are rebuilding the previous structure that failed with a new mix of soil with clay and experiment to see if it will…
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European Solidarity Corps

Our daily work in the organisation Currently, we have different projects happening in our organisation. Here we can see Vinicius, our ESC volunteer, transferring the plannings made during the group meeting to online platforms to be accessible to everyone within the organisation. With this, the information will be clear and organised for everyone. Besides that,…
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International Youth Day 2020

Today is the International Youth Day 2020 This date was created in 1999 and draws attention to the voices, actions and initiatives of young people. The theme of International Youth Day 2020 is “Youth Engagement for Global Action” and, we decided to make a small video about what volunteering represents. More info about IYD: https://www.un.org/en/observances/youth-day
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European Solidarity Corps

It is pizza time 🍕 After the organisation of the tasks and the preparation of the next steps for the following week, it is time for a creative pizza!!
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European Solidarity Corps

Volunteering with local farmers Our ESC volunteer Alan is currently helping some local farmers in Halkidiki with the garden and field. In this specific day, they were making insects traps on a local farm in Ormylia. And, after helping, he had the pleasure of eating the local and organic food from the place with the…
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Permaculture design in the field

Our field 🌱 New photos from the new veggies in our field planted by ESC volunteers and workaway volunteers. We use the least invasive techniques to avoid harming the soil and biodiversity. Our monoculture of olives trees is becoming more diverse and surrounded by vegetables, fruit trees and grain legumes 🌱
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European Solidarity Corps

Learning about beekeeping Bzzzzz Our ESC volunteer Alan went today with a local honey producer from Halkidiki to learn about the beekeeping process. It was a good opportunity to understand the value of pollination and the fantastic job that bees are doing for the health of our planet. Bees have a critical role in our…
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Workaway

☁️ Preparing for the winter ☁️ Besides being engaged with the volunteer programme European Solidarity Corps our organisation is involved with workaway too.Our volunteers from workaway are currently taking care of the garden and the animals, the exterior furniture and preparing the firewood for the winter times that will come. They are doing a great…
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