During a unique day of solidarity and giving, Olynthos Primary School in Greece donated produce from their vegetable garden to the Social Grocery of the Municipality of Propontida as part of their NEMESIS project.
With the help of their teachers, the students with professional experience cut, cleaned, washed and then placed their organic products in boxes ready for delivery.
The representative of the Municipality and Head of the Social Grocery Mrs. Kalimeri Mona attended the event. She talked to the students about the value of solidarity and giving, and after thanking the students, received the “goodies” to share with the families of the Social Grocery during the Christmas distribution.
The president of the local community, Mr. Avgeris, also attended and spoke to the students. He made a special mention of the value of our vegetable gardens and the hands-on learning that the school offers through its actions.
“The value of these products you see is priceless! Because we give our students the opportunity to develop practical skills and to learn to work together, but at the same time to acquire knowledge of the natural sciences, the wealth of our country…. Love and offer are the messages of this day, because today we express our love for our fellow man, for all our fellow citizens who are affected by the financial and social crisis that affects our country and are deprived of even the necessary things”
– Headmaster, Olynthos Primary School
This NEMESIS school demonstrates its experiential character and openness to the local community through the initiatives and efforts made by everyone. We look forward to learning more about their social innovation projects.
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