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Gribu palīdzēt bēgļiem

National Network: 
Latvia
Address: 
Austras iela 6a,
Riga LV- 1006
Lettonie
Telephone: 
+ 371 28621469
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2016
General Information: 

Gribu palīdzēt bēgļiem started as a Facebook group- movement  in 2015 to help those refugees and asylum seekers who have arried in Latvia. 

Since then different help have been given - mentor assistance, organised food, cloth distribution, assistnace with doctors, education and also making socialising events for refugees and locals

 

Mission and Objectives: 

To help refugees and asylum seekers in Latvia

Bring together locals and third country nationals

Make activities what engages different peolpe into common actions

Main Projects / Activities: 

Volunteers of the organizion parelly to direct help for refugees in many different ways have organized different events to bring refugees and asylum seekers together with locals, in this way to bring closer differect cultures, religions, viewpoints to start a dialogue between 2 humans.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

We can share our best practice and experience what we have had when organising Living libraries with refguees in different places in Latvia, we can contribute to the festival, what ALF is making in Latvia. 

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

Because we thinkg that ALF Network brings people, who have similar values to ours, togehter.

We think that people in ALF Network believes that dialoge is the way of comuncation and brining people together solves predujuce and stereotypes. 

We think that ALF can help us to work with islamofobia, xenofobia in Latvia, where we believe it s a big problem.