ARCHELON (Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece)

ARCHELON aims to conserve the sea turtle population of Greece and raise awareness of environmental issues. Established in 1983 as Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, ARCHELON aims to conserve sea turtles and their population, by research, monitoring and data collection, rescue and rehabilitation. ARCHELON operates in Zakynthos, the Peloponnese, Crete, Glyfada and the GreekContinue reading “ARCHELON (Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece)”

ZaCLEANthos

ZaCLEANthos is a community project on the Greek island of Zakynthos, dedicated to beach and road cleaning. Established in 2017, ZaCLEANthos is a volunteer group that organises regular beach and road cleans around the island of Zakynthos (Zante). Its social media feeds raise awareness of littering and plastic waste. How You Can Help Time: AContinue reading “ZaCLEANthos”

Sal’s Shoes

Sal’s Shoes collects pre-worn and outgrown children’s shoes and distributes them across 52 nations. Based in the UK but operating across the globe, Sal’s Shoes collects and redistributes unwanted children’s shoes. Shoes are difficult to recycle and many children living in poverty do not have access to safe, well fitting footwear. Sal’s Shoes collects pre-wornContinue reading “Sal’s Shoes”

Diotima – Centre for Gender Rights and Equality 

Diotima is a Greek non-governmental, non-profit gender equality organisation. Founded in 1989, Diotima promotes gender equality practices, lobbies for political and social transparency regarding gender equality, and highlights discrimination against women of all social, economic and political backgrounds. It provides legal support and counselling for women experiencing violence, trafficking, immigration and economic difficulties. It alsoContinue reading “Diotima – Centre for Gender Rights and Equality “

The Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organisation aiming to combat climate change, deforestation, poverty and human rights abuses. The Rainforest Alliance is building an alliance of farmers, businesses, consumers and forest communities. It aims to break the cycle of rural poverty, protect forests and tackle climate change. It promotes responsible consumerism and business practicesContinue reading “The Rainforest Alliance”

Greenpeace

Greenpeace is an international non-governmental organisation focussed on promoting environmentalism and peace. Greenpeace was founded in 1971 by a small group who set sail off the coast of Alaska to try and stop a US nuclear weapons test. Today, Greenpeace continues to use direct action to bring public attention to a wide range of environmentalContinue reading “Greenpeace”

Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund

Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund is a charity in Zakynthos (Zante), Greece, that provides care and protection for stray and domestic animals across Zakynthos. Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund provides emergency veterinary care for stray animals, arranges sterilisations and works to promote compassion of animal welfare. How You Can Help Time: Less than half an hour TheContinue reading “Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund”

Save the Children

Founded in 1919, Save the Children advocates for the rights of children across the world. Save the Children works in more than 120 countries to advocate for children in need of support. They provide emergency aid in times of conflict and natural disasters as well as working with local and regional organisations to provide vaccinations,Continue reading “Save the Children”

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, international, is a medical humanitarian organisation working in more than 70 countries around the world. MSF act fast to save people’s lives in conflict zones, natural disasters and epidemics, going where we are needed most. MSF are committed to independence, neutrality and impartiality in theContinue reading “Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders”

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is the British branch of the Red Cross, a humanitarian network providing crisis relief in the UK and globally. Internationally, the British Red Cross provides support for those caught up in conflict, famine, natural disasters and those living in refugee camps. In the UK, they provide help for refugees and asylumContinue reading “British Red Cross”