During the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane situation Greece was the first step to freedom for refugees — mainly from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan — seeking safety in Europe. But the country, facing both political instability and the worst economic crisis in its modern history, […]
June 21, 2017
A letter from Amed Khan, founder of Elpida Home
Elpida Home is an NGO we established in Thessaloniki Greece to protect vulnerable Syrian and Iraqi refugee families. The International Community has failed to provide the necessary protections for these innocent victims of war so we sought to build and operate our own residence based on the guiding principles of humanity and dignity. We created […]
March 29, 2017
American who gave hope to refugees receives award
“The refugees we’ve housed at our facilities once again feel human. From the moment they arrive, they get their own room with a door and a key.” This is the secret to the success of Elpida Home, according to Amed Khan, the founder of the operation. “We award you for your philanthropy and especially for […]
March 28, 2017
Εκδήλωση: Γιατί η Ευρώπη βλέπει στον καθρέφτη την Λεπέν;
Προτού πάρουν τον λόγο οι προσκεκλημένοι στο πάνελ, ο κ. Ζαββός βράβευσε τον Αμέντ Καν, ανθρωπιστή και ιδρυτή του Elpida Home, ιδιωτικού κέντρου φιλοξενίας προσφύγων που λειτουργεί έξω από τη Θεσσαλονίκη. O κ. Καν από την πλευρά του ευχαρίστησε τους ανθρώπους της Solidarity Now ενώ δήλωσε ευγνώμων για το έργο της οργάνωσης όλα αυτά τα […]
February 7, 2017
In An Uncertain Immigration Climate, A Refugee Camp Struggles Onward
Meanwhile, Khan has observed both the United States and Europe try to grapple with the crisis. He has few kind words for the EU, which he insists has “been a disaster, writing checks to ineffective international NGOs knowing very well they are unable to improve conditions on the ground.” But when I reach out to […]
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