What we do: Direct service

CHEERing provides direct service every week at several refugee camps in the Attika region, in collaboration with other non-profit organizations, and intensive support at the Elna Maternity Center in central Athens. Each week we weigh, measure, and track growth in babies, and offer support to mothers of young infants. We also provide sessions for refugee…

What we do: Professional training

Training of agencies, including medical professionals and volunteers who work daily with refugee populations, is key to preventing infant health problems. If you would like us to train your organization, please contact us at CHEERinGreece@cheering.eu . We also present at professional and academic conferences.

ERASMUS+ Partnership

CHEERing is participating in the ERASMUS Mundus Masters degree in Public Health Disasters, by hosting ERASMUS Mundus students onsite in Athens for 3 months. Our 1st ERASMUS student, Rana Sabreen, arrived in Athens to begin her 3 month internship in November 2020. The degree is awarded through a joint university education program shared by the…

Lockdown Guide

What to do when you need to leave the house CHEERing has made a simple video which you can watch for a simple explanation of the SMS system. Please be aware that this 5 digit number (13033) SMS is free (you will not be charged) and can only be used from a mobile phone number…

PAAYPA Guide

CHEERing has compiled a PAAYPA guide, and also a handout about doctor’s appointments and vaccinations. These documents will be updated occasionally to adapt to the changing COVid19 situations. If you’d like to communicate with us about the information in these handouts, please email us at CHEERinGreece@cheering.eu Last Updated: November 13th 2020

CHEERing is now ISO 9001 certified!

ISO stands for International Office of Standardization, and the ISO 9001 is an international certificate that recognizes an organization’s fully audited and accredited Quality Management system. In Greece, the ISO certification will allow CHEERing to meet the high standards of practice required by the Greek Ministry of Migration and Asylum to operate in refugee camps…

Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) Core Group

CHEERing is now a part of the Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) Core Group coordinated by the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN)! To read more about the IFE Core Group, you can click here.

YouBeHero Donations: First Pledge Reached!

We would like to thank everyone for supporting us through YouBeHero! With your help we managed to gather 37 euros, which will be used for buying diapers and baby-wipes for refugee families in need. Watch this space! We will posting more about how and where we will be using this donation! Find out how to…