JUNGLE NEWS

 NEWS FROM THE GROUND

April 14, 2017

We Urgently need a vehicle.  Help us get one asap!

Much like at Calais when the Jungle closed, the The Refugee Women’s Centre must adapt and adapt quickly.  The issue does not disappear, people just disperse. Help us to continue to suppor...

April 11, 2017

A fire broke out last night, Monday the 10th April in the camp. What is known, at this time, is that most of the area of the camp has been destroyed. Everyone has been evacuated during the night, with roughly 700 people relocated to spor...

April 2, 2017

Katie joined the Women's Centre team for one month from the USA.  She brought her energy, patience and experience, to the camp. She previously had worked with refugees in her hometown of Atlanta. Now back in the USA,  she reflects on a p...

March 26, 2017

Shelley is a regular volunteer at the Women's Centre she often makes trips from the UK to provide very practical and caring support not only to the women on camp but also to the volunteers. She has been an amazing asset on camp, here are...

March 18, 2017

The weekends are our busiest time at the Women's Centre. Two volunteers who were at the Centre last weekend wrote a blog post about their day. They delivered much needed donations for which they had fund raised £1600.  Thanks Kim Willis...

March 11, 2017

Pam comes regularly to the Women's Centre armed with scissors, hair dyes,  shampoo and conditioner to run a mini salon in the Centre. Women and girls book sessions with her and leave with shining hair and the joy we all feel when we look...

March 1, 2017

The Women's Centre had a wonderful visit from Priscilla of Intimo Colorido Projetos Sociais all the way from Brazil. It took no time for Priscilla to fit right in with the Women's Centre. Her warm presence and creative outlook added much...

February 15, 2017

Women’s Centre Re-Opening

On the 7th January 2017 we had the awful news that the Womens Centre in the Grande Synthe Refugee Camp was gutted by a fire.

Refugee Community Kitchen came down to the camp to see the devastation caused and ha...

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