children

The Guardian Angels Helping Greek Children in Need this Holiday Season

The NGO "Mazi gia to Paidi," or "Together for Children," has been supporting Greek children facing all forms of difficulty, including bullying, disease, poverty, hunger, mental illness, and abuse, since its formation in 1996. Speaking to Greek Reporter, Alexandra Martinou,...

Hellenic American Union to Host Online Christmas Workshops for Children

The Hellenic American Union and the Museum of Greek Children’s Art are joining forces to hold two online hands-on creative workshops the weekend before Christmas. The two organizations are inviting primary school children to make Christmas tree decorations and cards...

The Greek Pilot Who Makes Wishes of Canadian Children Come True

Dimitri Neonakis, a Greek-Canadian pilot from Messinia who lives and works in Nova Scotia, Canada, impresses all in the local community with his inspiring way of expressing his solidarity with his fellow citizens -- especially the younger ones. Following the...

Dutch Offer to Transport Children; Won’t Take Them In

The Dutch government is willing to help Greece to move unaccompanied refugee children from Greek islands to the mainland — however, it insists on refusing to take any of them into its own territory. The Hague is under pressure both...

European Countries Ready to Take Unaccompanied Refugee Children from Greece

European nations have been feverishly attempting in the last few days to solve the issue of the thousands of unaccompanied refugee children who are currently living on Greek soil. A voluntary coalition of European Union states will take in as...

Study Reveals Most Greek Children Use Social Media Without Any Parental Control

A study that was recently conducted by the ''Safer Internet Center'' which belongs to the Foundation for Research & Technology of Crete presented some interesting and somehow shocking results about the use of the internet by Greece's minors. According to...

PM Mitsotakis Presents Plan for Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented a new national action plan on Sunday for the thousands of unaccompanied refugee children who are currently living in the country. "We all recognize the national challenge of the migration issue that Greece is...

Study Finds More Than One in Three Greek Children Are Overweight

According to this year's findings from the ''Feel4Diabetes'' study, funded by the European Union and conducted in six of its member states, Greek children are the most over-weight among them, it was announced recently. More specifically, a surprising 36.5 percent...

Meet the Greek-Australian Who Transforms Hospitalized Kids into Superheroes

Jason Sotiris, an Australian father of Greek descent, recently had a brainstorm in his quest to improve hospital life for children who are fighting the biggest battles of their lives at a very young age. Sotiris came up with the...

Greek NGO Helping Refugee Children Wins $2 Million Prize (video)

The Greek Non-Governmental Organization called "METAdrasi" won two million dollars in a prize awarded by the Conrad Hilton Foundation on Monday. This represents the largest monetary amount of any humanitarian prize in the entire world. "METAdrasi – Action for Migration and Development"...