Julia Bürge

“One Happy Family is a safe bubble”

Jojo, 23, Student in Educational Studies in History, Politics and Sports My most memorable moment is…  When we organised the first football tournament and saw that everybody was so happy afterwards. What struck me the most is…  How the whole situation is setting up refugees for failure. People lack access to the most basic things they

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Refugee story tellers Episode 2: Praying For Disease

“Living under inhumane circumstances in the refugee camp Moria in Lesvos, Greece, people do everything they can in order to get a vulnerability paper from the doctors. It is said, that if you are vulnerable, the authorities will move you away from the camp to better circumstances. In this episode, we listen to the voice

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One Happy Podcast #9

In this episode we will talk about different topics: First, Mary from the Pedagogical Institute of LA that volunteered in One Happy Family for few weeks, will explain what ‘The Nest’ is and how and who started it, what it can offer to children and why it is very important here. Then 3 of our

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‘’ We need to keep fighting for people’s human rights!‘’

Lily Peck, 27, agriculture/ plant sciences PhD student from England For the past 5 weeks Lily has been working with us in One Happy Family for the second time this year. After this experience, she wants to raise more awareness in her home country. ‘’People think that the crisis here on Lesvos is over. It

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One Happy Podcast #7

This week we talk about how people deal with foreign languages and situations where they got misunderstood, had an awkward situation or laughed because of funny mistakes. We will also introduce the professional skills workshop with Danielle and Cliff. What was important for them while they were here, how did people participate and what skills

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