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Local woman appeals for refugees she's helping in Greece

Sat, 02 Jan 2016

Quasi: A 28-year-old with brittle bone disease who was helped by the team
Quasi: A 28-year-old with brittle bone disease who was helped by the team

A Ballaugh woman who's spent her Christmas helping refugees in Greece is urging people on the Isle of Man not to forget about the on-going crisis.

25-year-old Ayren Kelly is volunteering in Athens - a situation she's described as "diverse and complex".

Volunteers are in need of financial support to try and improve the lives of children who are currently waiting to be relocated - they want to provide education, activities and simple supplies like nappies, medicine and milk.

Ayren says the relocation system - which accounts for Syrian, Afghani and Iraqi refugees only - doesn't go far enough:
 

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