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Making of: DIY wetsuit for refugees. Mark 0

We shall fix it with the duct tape -- at the sides and in the crotch.

Thanks to idea of Tracy J. and to request of Rehana F., I started making the first prototype of a DIY wetsuit for the refugees, which is supposed to protect them from hypothermia and possibly from drowning. The assumptions are:

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Greeks, refugees and a cooperative resurrection


We (the helpers, especially funding ones) have to find a way to support Greek solidarity economy AND refugees at the same time (preferably in synergy – to make all parties aware of their interdependence). Here is my attempt to propose a win-win-win scenario.

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The Octagon


Towards a solidarity economy investment fund1­ This text as a PDF: The-Octagon 1. Digest. This document outlines a structure and certain processes of an investment fund, dedicated for the solidarity economy area. The model fund, called „The Octagon”, will be

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Refugee SuperTarp Project


This is a first attempt to create a universal thermal #tarp/poncho/tent/sleeping envelope for #refugees. If you like it (and if we get support, of course), we will be able to make them here (in Thermaikos, Greece) and teach everyone interested how to make them as well. Together we can make one poncho for EVERY refugee entering Europe.

We want to make it one of essential pieces in the #RefugeesWelcome kit.

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