ABOUT US"We came together because it was simply the right thing to do…in a world full of darkness, we are showing that humanity can prevail. Our biggest mission is not only to nurture bodies but also to nurture souls. Better Days is fueled by the incredible power of open hearts and minds."
Over the Years
Better Days was founded to provide emergency aid to refugees sleeping rough in sub zero conditions.
Nov 2015 - Apr 2016
Olive Grove Camp
The Olive Grove was an informal camp adjacent to the Moria hotspot providing medical care, food, NFI distribution, shelter and information.
Jun 2016 - Dec 2016
Elpida home was an alternate model for accommodation in a warehouse context established after the evacuation of Eidomini.
Aug 2017 - Active
School for unaccompanied and separated children providing alternate models of education through Social Emotional learning methodologies in a trauma aware environment.
Sep 2017 - Active
Permaculture garden in a refugee community centre.
Mar 2018 - Mar 2019
Tapuat is a child and family support hub providing non formal education for children and protection and educational activities for mothers.
Feb 2019 - Active
Socrates Sports and Development provides football to UASC with a dedicated socio-emotional learning focus.
Jun 2019 - Active
Gekko X provides science, technology and arts programming to UASC including Theatre, Photography, Robotics and 3D printing.
Dec 2019 - Active
Themida / UASC Moria
Themida provides legal aid to UASC applying for family reunification. The program involves identification, locating and monitoring of UASC living outside the formal camp and NFI distribution.
Better Days runs a wide variety of projects focused on responding to the needs of displaced populations. Those we help are at the heart of everything we do.
We embrace participatory practices, supporting and collaborating with local actors, and fostering agency among the communities we support. Underlying everything we do is the simple belief that everyone, everywhere, deserves to be treated with dignity and humanity.
Co-founder & Director
Director - Development
Director - Programming
Director - PSS
Director - Quality and Impact
Director - EcoHub
Program Officer & Volunteer Coordinator
Project Coordinator - Photography & Communications
Director - Accounts
Project Coordinator - Gekko Kids
Project Coordinator - Socrates