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#RefugeesGR: Cars of Hope on #Lesvos: Day 2

The first part of the Cars of Hope collective arrived on Lesvos. We will publish regular updates about their work with refugees on the Aegean island. Today part 2. You can read part 1 here.

Originally published by Cars of Hope. Translated by Riot Turtle.

Note: Enough is Enough is not organizing any of  these events, we are publishing this text for people across the US and Europe to be able to see what is going on and for documentation only.

Cars of Hope: Day 2 on Lesvos

Today we visited a part in front of the (Moria, EiE) camp which is officially not supported by organizations or state authorities. The people who live there did not get a place in the official camp because it’s overcrowded. They had to buy provisional tents themselves and have to live beside the official camp.

Primarily families are living here. We met a big family, who live for 1 to 5 months on Lesvos with 18 children and 8 adults (2 of them are pregnant). Now they are waiting for permission to continue their journey.
When we spoke with them we found out that they have a lack of everything. Lucky enough somebody gave them a stove (in which they are burning about everything they can find – like for instance plastic bags and bottles) . This makes them able to cook some food themselves, which is necessary because the food rations of the camp are not enough.
We bought fresh food for them and gave them sanitary products for the women and the babys.
Here you will find information about how you can support our work:

The current Crowdfunding campaign:
Our Bank details:
Name of the bank: Volksbank im Bergischen Land
Account holder: Hopetal e.V.
Description: Cars of Hope
IBAN: DE51 3406 0094 0002 9450 87
PayPal account:

carspfhopeherrenfront1You can also support te Cars of Hope collective by ordering Cars of Hope merchandise in our shop:

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