Technology and education for refugee camps in Greece.

daedalus-workshopGrassroot groups for technology and education.

Helping people in refugee camps in Greece to learn new skills, cater to their own needs and better integrate with their new environment.

It is all about empowering people. Everything else is a tool.


Click to meet Local Technical Group in Athens.

We fix, we help, we build. For over 1000 people in three self-organised communities throughout the city.


If you want to learn what it is ALL about, see our PDF documents in one ZIP archive.

Basic Infrastructure

Basic Infrastructure

Self-organized teams building basic amenities and infrastructure to enhance quality of living.

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E-learning infrastructure

E-learning infrastructure

Local internet nodes to enable better communication and access to education.

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Self-employment and microenterprises

Self-employment and microenterprises

Running in-camp production and services to advance integration with society and economy.

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We put the rice inside and cover with the box.

Less fuel, more cooking!

“Haybox” cooking saves you ~20% of fuel and 60% of cooker time. Good thing for solidarity kitchens.

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Solar cooking with refugees in Athens

Local Technical Group works with refugees to introduce new technologies and improve their life. This time we build a prototype of solar cooker.

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Oneiro Online!

After two weeks of struggling for funding, after four hours of work and thanks to the moral support of my old/new friend Nikos, we connected Hotel Oneiro to the network. This is just first step, as we still need to negotiate installation of our antenna in the cafe cross the street, but it is essential

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Networking season opened!

Thanks to our dear sponsors we were able to do a lot of equipment shopping, effectively getting ready for real internet connectivity support. The operations model is as follows: The antenna (advanced electronic device, in certain aspects much smarter than Yours Truly) will be set up on the roof or balcony, facing towards the nearest

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Our American Friends

A strong group of Texans arrived to help us! They not only emptied the big room downstairs from the stuff gathered, but also started laying wooden floor there. They got quite substantial support from our residents, too. Look yourself!

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