Grow Clinics are the ‘bread and butter’ – almost literally – of what we do.
Each week, the CHEERing team works daily in different refugee camps in Attika. Currently we’re working at Malakasa, Oinofyta, Theba, Ritsona, and Korinthos, and we’ve previously worked at Schisto, Eleonas, and Skaramagas. In our Grow Clinics, we weigh and measure babies and toddlers, and offer counseling on breastfeeding and nutrition, as well as preventive health care and distribution of vital supplies.
The mainstay of our Grow Clinics are our peer counselors – women from the community who speak the language, have breastfed their own children, and bring their unique skillset to help mothers and families in crisis.