As the crisis in Greece worsens, Caritas helps Athens’ immigrants

Caritas Greece is working hard to help people who are suffering from the country’s financial difficulties. At a refugee centre for immigrants living in and near Athens, Caritas serves 300 meals a day, offers Greek and English lessons, provides vaccinations for children, and gives out relief kits with clothes, blankets and baby milk.

The charity has been receiving larger numbers of Afghans, Middle Easterners and Africans. Because of the financial crisis, many Greeks are now employing only Greeks, so many immigrants are more in need than ever.

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