“Sii tu stesso il cambiamento che vuoi vedere nel mondo” M. Gandhi

MISSION OCTOBER 2021

Finding the words to tell a mission is not always easy. Emotions as well as facts should speak for themselves, in a mix of hope and fear, success and frustration, joy and exhaustion. So much effort, yet it is never enough. No time to look back, it would not help. In October the weather was […]

MISSION JULY 2021

The mission didn’t start as we expected. Our flight was late and we were forced to an almost sleepless night in Istanbul. When we arrived we were so tired and so much in need of rest. The temperature was over 40 degrees and it was very difficult to keep concentrated and not give in to […]

MISSION MAY/JUNE 2021

When I think of this mission, I think of flowers. I have been covered with bunches of small colorful flowers and kids put small rings and bracelets around my wrists. Receiving flowers is always heartwarming: in the camp there is only sand and dust and children must go a long distance to pick up flowers. […]

MISSION 16-21 FEBRUARY 2021

We left from Milan taking all the precautions and safety measures imposed by Covid pandemic, still when we arrived we got stuck in Istanbul because of snow! We had to wait until 4 o’clock in the morning before we could leave for our destination.    It was me (Arianna) and Paolo Messina, a photographer. We […]

MISSION IN TURKEY OCTOBER 2020 – BUILDING THE WATER WELL

In October we go to the camp twice: in mid-October and at the end of the month. Since our last mission in August, we have worked tirelessly to the project of the water well for the camp. We have developed the project through many contacts, quotations, video calls and we have run a fundraising campaign. […]