Our programs

Finished progects and collaborations

PRAKSIS is an independent non-governmental, non -profit organization whose primary objective is the design, application and implementation of humanitarian and medical actions through specific programmes. The beneficiaries of PRAKSIS are Greek poor, homeless, uninsured, economic migrants, undocumented migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, unaccompanied minors, trafficking victims, sex workers, street children, injection drug users, Roma, people living with HIV/AIDS, men having sex with men (MSM), inmates and ex-inmates, Greek families heavily affected by the economic crisis - in general every person experiencing social and/or economic exclusion and is deprived of basic goods. The main objective of PRAKSIS programs and actions is to combat social and economic exclusion of socially vulnerable groups as well as to advocate for and promote their social rights. These main objectives include the design, application and implementation of humanitarian and development programmes. In particular, PRAKSIS aims: (a) to provide free social services and prime medical services; (b) to work towards prevention and awareness; (c) to promote solidarity and volunteerism; (d) to develop programmes against social and economic exclusion of vulnerable social groups and individuals; (e) to create or/and support networks which advocate for the needs of the target groups and (f) to develop a dialogue with the Greek society along with state agencies. The basic services provided by PRAKSIS under its specific programmes are: - Direct and free of charge Primary Health Care and Pharmaceutical Provision - Basic hygiene services (shower, hygiene kits, clothes etc) - Psychosocial support - Social support - Job counseling and promotion to work - Legal counseling - Financial support under specific programs - Side supportive services - Accompanied support services to state agencies or other infrastructures - Accommodation All services are provided for free. PRAKSIS operates throughout Greece and especially in the regions of Attica, Central Macedonia, the island of Lesbos and the greater area of Patras. Moreover, our Mobile Medical Units visit the islands of Northern Aegean and the Dodecanese, and Northern Greece (from Thessaloniki) to Promahonas border lines) and always in accordance with any emerging needs.
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October
2015

MOBILE MEDICAL UNITS

Since January 2015, more than 500,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea. Within the framework of this refugee crisis of unprecedented scale, PRAKSIS NGO, through funding by INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS NGO, has been implementing the project titled MEDICAL MOBILE UNITS since October 2015.

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October
2015

PROTECTION ASSISTANCE FOR CHILDREN ON THE MOVE IN LESVOS

This year alone, more than 500,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean sea, out of which 23% are estimated to be children. Children are at heightened risks of abuse, neglect, violence and exploitation and of facing high levels of stress as a result. As part of the response to this unprecedented refugee and migrant crisis in Greece, the NGOs PRAKSIS and Save the Children International have joined forces to mitigate the impact on the most vulnerable children, to promote children’s rights and to provide urgent protection services to children on the move.

Our principles

  • Free of charge provision of Social Services and Primary Health Care in the areas of therapy and prevention
  • Promotion of solidarity and volunteerism
  • Testimony and per case denunciation of the condition of social groups in danger

Transparency

Respecting the principles of accountability and transparency, we publish the last biennial report our actions.

Αnnual report

Contact Us

  • 57 stournari Str., 10432, Athens (Head offices)
  • Τ 210 520 5200, F 210 520 5201
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