I Care & Act

The "I Care & Act" educational program continues for the third year!

Following two wonderful and creative years of implementation in 190 schools throughout Greece, including special ed schools and second opportunity schools, and thanks to the participation of 1.323 teachers and more than 18.000 students, we are incredibly proud to announce the continuation of “I CARE & ACT” for the third consecutive year. The "I Care & Act" mobilizes children to act for everything they care about in their environment and find solutions to challenges they identify! The innovation of our program lies in […]

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"I Care & Act" - We are off to Ioannina!

Care and act - We are off to Ioannina!

Νηπιαγωγείο Κληματιάς, 7ο Νηπιαγωγείο Ιωαννίνων, Δημοτικό Σχολείο Σταυρακίου Ιωαννίνων, 1ο Δημοτικό Σχολείο Περάματος, 2ο Πειραματικό Δημοτικό Σχολείο Ιωαννίνων, 9ο Ολοήμερο Διαπολιτισμικό Σχολείο Ιωαννίνων, Γυμνάσιο Ελεούσας, 5ο Γυμνάσιο Ιωαννίνων, Γυμνάσιο Παρακαλάμου, Γενικό Λύκειο Ελεούσας δημιούργησαν ένα ολοήμερο παιχνίδι εθελοντισμού σε όλη την πόλη των Ιωαννίνων! Φέτος όλα τα σχολεία του «Νοιάζομαι και Δρω» του Νομού Ιωαννίνων από νηπιαγωγείο μέχρι το Λύκειο, έφτιαξαν το δικό τους παιχνίδι θησαυρού και ανακάλυψαν τον εθελοντισμό μαζί με την πόλη τους. Σε συνεργασία […]

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"I Care & Act" - Celebrating differences and diversity!

Care and act - An experience with the Special Elementary School for the Blind Kallithea

Students of the 6th Grade of the Elementary School for the Blind Kallithea composed the music and lyrics of the song "Friends" for the program "I Care & Act" as well as performed and enacted the song "An ethereal embrace" created by the 9th Elementary School St. Demetrius for Children with Cerebral Palsy, also participating in the program.To watch the children's touching performance of “An Ethereal Embrace" click here!

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"I Care & Act" - STREET OF DREAMS ... by dreamy volunteers!

Care and act - STREET OF DREAMS ... volunteers of our dreams

The 2, Elementary School of Xanthi is in its second year of participation in the program and has already founded a volunteer organization called "Odos Oniron" (Street of Dreams) that has taken on the renovation and revival of a pedestrian street neighboring the school, into an operational and pleasing public space for all named "Odos Oneiron" (Street of Dreams) The students raised awareness about the significance of their project and a wide range of other causes, such as donating blood, safe driving (through their collaboration with the Cycling Club "The Pegasus") as well as the proper behavior of animal owners and their animals through the collaboration with the Animal Rescue Group of Xanthi. […]

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"I Care & Act" - The primary school of Adamas in Milos takes action!

Care and act - The Elementary School Adamas Milos act!

The Primary School of Adamas in Milos, participates in the programm "I Care & Act" for two years in a row having carried out excellent projects which were proposed by the students themselves and which are linked to the local history and environmental characteristics of the island! Their purpose is raising awareness of the residents and tourists in the region on the natural beauty of the island, which has been forgotten. The children decided to take action upon establishing a Museum of Alykes and they did all legal procedures required for the municipality, which accepted their point. […]

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"I Care & Act" - The 1st Elementary School of Skala Oropou and N. Palatia cares and acts!

Care and act - 1st Elementary School of Skala Oropou and N. Palatia cares and acts!

One of the main actions of the school was the meeting of the ffth class with refugee children on 21/12/2016 in Gerakini camp in Malakasa. It was there that the preparation for the integration of children refugees in the regional schools began and the first contact between the children and the exchange of information about their countries of origin took place. The children sang, played, drew and danced. The Oropos students treated the refugees and gave them Christmas presents. The collaboration [...]

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Ι Care and Αct - Voluntary actions connected to literature

Care and act - voluntary actions around the book

Through actions connected to literature the children of the 7th kindergarten of Pallini created two mobile libraries - bookcases for children affected by neoplasmatic diseases and students of the school in Donousa, along with an outdoor library for all the children of the area. The "infants" have taken initiatives concerning raising awareness and have been on the lookout for donors and volunteers, who may help them collect the books and building the library. The books have been collected by donations of authors, publishers and the children themselves, who have donated […]

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The second year of "I Care and Act" was completed on a celebratory note with teachers and students from all over Greece participating in the closing event in Athens!

Το "Νοιάζομαι και Δρω" ολοκληρώθηκε για ακόμη μια φορά και εκπαιδευτικοί και μαθητές από όλη την Ελλάδα μοιράστηκαν μαζί μας τις εμπειρίες τους!

The second Scientific Meeting concerning Volunteering at schools, which is the final event for the educational program "I Care & I Act " 2016-2017 , was completed in a rather creative and specially optimistic atmosphere on Tuesday and Wednesday 27th & 28th of June in Athens. Teachers from the schools, who participated in the program, presented the actions of their students based on volunteering, solidarity and active citizenship.

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I Care & Act is nominated for a BRAVO SUSTAINABILITY AWARD!

I Care & Act is nominated for a BRAVO SUSTAINABILITY AWARD!

We are delighted to be nominated in this year's BRAVO SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS with I Care & Act, the educational program implemented by DESMOS in collaboration with the Lambrakis Foundation, by creating tomorrow's active citizens, today!

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The 2nd Coordinators Training has been completed!

The 2nd Coordinators Training has been completed!

The "I Care and Act" program continues with numerous activities in our schools and so does the program's support with in-person and long-dinstance training for our collaborators! All of the program's coordinators met for the Coordinators' 2nd Training in Athens. During the training, we were able to discuss the problems and difficulties, as well as the best practices and opportunities to expand the program to all the schools across Greece.

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The A.G.Leventis Foundation on board "I Care & Act"!

The A.G.Leventis Foundation on board "I Care & Act"!

We are honored to wecome the A.G.Leventis Foundation as one of the generous supporters for our program“I Care & Act”the educational program implemented by DESMOSIn partnership with the Lambrakis Foundationcurrently implemented in 150 schools across Greece with the participation of all grades. The program aims to cultivate volunteerism, solidarity and active citizenship in the younger generations with the vision to create a society of active citizens who will make decisions in their lives based on the well-being of society as a whole, instead of personal gain!

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I Care and Act: School projects at the beginning of the new year!

I Care and Act: School projects at the beginning of the new year!

Tree planting, art exhibitions, children's visits to elderly homes, book donations, food and essential supply drives; these are only a few of the activities that started before the Christmas holidays and continue with the new year, as part of the experiential educational program "I Care and Act"!

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"I Care and Act" – The projects have begun!

Care and act - The actions of schools started!

The second implementation phase of the "I Care and Act" program has began and students across Greece participated in their own volunteer activities. Take a glimpse to what is going on in schools in all 13 districts of Greece!

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"I Care and Act" at the Media!

"I Care and Act" at the Media!

Commencement of I Care & Act (Niazome ke Dro) was accompanied by a widespread electronic media, radio and television coverage! Thank you all for being interested in the program and for the coverage! Please see below indicative television appearances,

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"I Care and Act" Video!

Το βίντεο του "Νοιάζομαι και Δρω"!

The goals of the second phase of the "Noiazomai kai dro" educational program, that is, being implemented for a second consequtive year by Desmos in collaboration with the Lambrakis Foundation, were announced in an official press conference.

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