The good news: The Lava project is constantly expanding!But with expansion comes the need for more workforce, as machines and vans don’t load and drive themselves. That’s why we are sending out this call for volunteers. Over 400 bags of laundry a week means over 400 people who get clean (and dry and free of […]
We are excited!Since the start of the project in July 2019 we were able to wash 5 889 bags of cloth for the people in camp Moria!Only this week we hit the record of 444 bags! These numbers are just the beginning, we are not yet at full capacity. Soon we could be washing around […]
Look at this! Two shiny new washing machines have arrived, thanks to your donations and the help of our sponsors. 😃👏Each extra machine means more than twelve extra washes we can do – each day, including Saturday and Sunday. There are no weekends in the Lava laundry, as the demand is ever increasing.Three more dryers are […]
A new gas dryer arrives from the UK. There’s a washing machine somewhere inside that load too! Big thanks to Charlie Storer of Hope and Aid Direct and Help Refugees for making this possible.
The Lava Project is up and running, washing hundred and hundreds of bags of dirty laundry every day from morning to evening. To spread that workload, we need help. We need someone to join our existing small team for at least 6-8 weeks (or longer) as we take the project forward towards our planned capacity […]
The Lava Project is a Public Hygiene and Medical Support laundry facility for Moria refugee camp on Lesvos. Lesvos is one of 5 Greek islands where Reception and Identification Centres (RIC) were established to basically store refugees, often for several years, while they go through the lengthy and complex asylum application process. Moria is the […]