Depriving Poor People

According to the non-governmental organisation, Klimaka, there  are approximately 20,000 homeless people in Athens. Then why, I ask, has Greece made use of less than half of EU subsidies destined for food programs for the poor last year In real terms, it means that only around 10 million euros out of over 20 million euros was used. These…

Greece: Rise in Homelessness

      A young man is sitting in the corner of the Klimaka hostel, rocking himself against his knees in a slow repetitive rhythm. In the hostel’s office a woman resident is being treated, having just been assaulted by him. A vine grows above the yellow painted walls and green woodwork where men and…

Homeless Shelter

Via Kathimerini (24/09/2010) The City of Athens yesterday announced it would be inaugurating a new shelter for the homeless on Monday at 6 p.m. The Hotel for the Homeless, as the establishment has been named, is located in a building bequeathed by a Greek in Istanbul, Lena Pantelidou, to the City of Athens Homeless Foundation.…