Project Ikaria pathways | Volunteering

Ivo & Paola – Amikaria Association

The Association “Amikaria – Αμικαρία, friends of Ikaria”, funded in Genoa in March 2016 aims to support Greece through friendship and solidarity projects addressed to a specific territory. The choice of Ikaria was made because of the bounds which some funders have with the island and for the historical links which existed in the past…

Project Ikaria pathways | Volunteering

Susanne

Susanne is a translator from Berlin/Germany who a few years ago set out to discover the Aegean Sea and its islands, culture, traditions and language. As a traveller and lover of nature, she was excited to join the pathways team that eventually took her to experience the island and its people, both of which had…

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Adam

Adam works in agriculture, spending his days toiling under the hot Mediterranean sun on French vineyards. In his free time he traverses the continent to toil under the hot Mediterranean sun on Greek footpaths. Adam has also enjoyed learning some Greek while he has been part of Project Pathways.

Project Ikaria pathways | Volunteering

Rachel

Rachel is from Australia, and has joined Will in a year of travel. As part of her adventure, Rachel wanted to contribute positively to a community/project. Also a lover of working outdoors, Project Pathways was the perfect volunteer position. Her favourite things about Ikaria so far are the strong coffee, warm sunshine and delicious Pagoto!

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Chiara

Chiara is an Italian from Sicily, a traveller and a blogger, currently based in the Netherlands. Having a special passion for Greece, she goes every time she has a chance. Chiara chose to join the “pathways project” to experience the unique vibe of Ikaria, after having heard amazing stuff about the island. Being a very…

Project Ikaria pathways | Volunteering

The first volunteer group – June 2016

The first team working on the pathways is composed by members of local community, travellers who are temporary based on the island, volunteers who arrived in Ikaria from abroad specifically to help out for the project and Ivo and Paola (Amikaria Association). The base camp where volunteers live and gather is the Ikarian centre. Mihalis…