A Recipe: Shafi’s Famous Afghan Kabuli Palaw

Everyone who’s been there knows it: Shafi makes phenomenal food.  Shafi, who is from Afghanistan, has lived on the island of Lesvos for over five years. He began working with i58 several years ago after meeting our volunteers in Camp Moria. Shafi now cooks daily for teams that come to Lesvos with i58. Cooking anything […]

Afghan Refugees in the United States

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Recently, the Greek authorities requested our partner organization to assist with the relocation of the camp in Samos, an island neighboring Lesvos. We (i58) were also recruited to help with this effort and currently have a small team of volunteers living on the island of Samos. They are slowly working on taking the census of […]

Moria Fire

Camp Moria began in 2010. In September 2020, it burned to the ground. The fire started on the evening of September 9th.. In a matter of a few hours, the thousands of refugees who called Moria home were displaced en masse onto the streets of Lesvos Island. In just over twenty-four hours, Moria was turned […]