Leros – Villa Artemis

4Villa Artemis is a small building in the grounds of the islands hospital.  It was acquired by Leros Solidarity Network in the Spring of 2015 when the influx of refugees onto the island began to increase.  The villa was partly renovated and furnished by donations from the international friends of LSN.

The villa was used during the peak of the crisis to shelter the vulnerable women and children, and more recently used for long term accommodation for single women and families.

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It has a very intimate feel, and gives people staying there a moment of peace and safety.  It has a fully equipped kitchen where meals can be prepared and shared, and a playroom where children can play.  The bedrooms are comfortable and it can host around 30 people per night.  We have helped to fund beds for one of the rooms as well as more recently a new washing machine for the kitchen.

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