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Priest charged with pocketing donations aimed to man with disabilities

A priest has been charged with fraud in the city of Trikala, in central Greece, for obtaining significant amounts of money in donations that would supposedly benefit a young man with health issues. Police say that two bank accounts in which people were asked to diposit money contained €12,922.50. They …

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Platform for “social tourism program” opens June 15; beneficiaries categories

The platform for submitting applications for the “social tourism program,” which concerns 300,000 beneficiaries, opens on Wednesday, June 15, at 13:00 and will “run” for the period from 1 August 2022 to 31 July 2023. Its budget is 35 million euros, an amount increased by 5 million euros compared to …

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Accessible Athens Routes: Interactive website for tourists with disabilities

  A website created as a pilot project by the Municipality of Athens and the official Athens Guide ‘This is Athens’ in collaboration with the social enterprise ‘Me Alla Matia’, is now available to provide information on accessible routes and sites for tourists with either visual or mobility disabilities. The …

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BBC-report “Disabled children kept in cages in Lechaina center” surprised Greek officials – Again!

It is not a kennel or an animal shelter, it is a state-run home for disabled children. A spoon slides between two wooden bars to feed a child; in and out, in and out until the child has eaten its meal. A hand turns a key in the padlock twice …

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