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MVI goes beyond border(s)…

… to Bosnia.  At the border between Bosnia and Croatia, more than thousands of refugees are currently forced to hold out – with the aim of reaching Europe. Numerous media reports confirm the shocking and inhumane living conditions that prevail there.  People from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh and Pakistan are trying to reach Slovenia and the […]

Interview with our Interpreter Nasir

Please introduce yourself… I’m Nasir Mahmoodzada, 26 years old and I am an interpreter for MVI in the mental health clinic.  Where do you come from? I come from Afghanistan.  When did you come to Lesvos? I arrived on 18th of August 2016.  Are you here all by yourself? Yes, I’m here by myself. How […]

A heartwarming story from Thessaloniki.

In challenging times like these, it is good to hear stories that tell of humanity and mutual support. Thanks to our tireless Medical Volunteers in Thessaloniki, we can tell such a story: a young man from Pakistan had to ask our team for medical help in July due to an almost completely shattered shoulder. After […]

Update from Lesvos

Medical Volunteers are getting back to regular medical work on Lesbos again starting from November. After the fire during the night of September 9th, the island was in chaos. First, the refugees had to stay on the streets for ten days in the sun and the hot temperatures, without having enough water to drink and […]