[EN] End of year newsletter

Marseilles’s trimester focus :

One happy news never comes alone! Last autumn the Briançon’s team moved to Les Terrasses Solidaires
Since late october Low-tech with Refugees Marseille was finally able to move to their new premises at 29 boulevard de Briançon!

The Recyclerie Sportive and EKO! teams in front of the new Marseilles’s local

Low-techs Market

In order to meet and make ourselves known in the neighborhood we’ve organized a “Low-tech market” held on the 19th of December. On the same week-end is the International Migrants day and on this occasion we propose to imagine alternative Christmas holidays with low tech gifts, workshops and animations.

Sharing what we have done with a specific partner

We have co-organized a regional event with Ademe on the low-tech approach: What projects should we work on together now? And brought together various actors of the low-tech scene in the PACA region (research actors, associations, communities and companies).

low-techs in PACA : what should we do know?

Workshops and trainings

  • Numbers of workshops: 7
  • Thematics: hygiene/cosmetics DIY, pallets furnitures, eco-cooker, sewing, woodcraft
  • Numbers of participants: 21
  • Numbers of repaired/created low-tech: 13
  • Partner supported: Régie Service 13, SINGA, Ademe, Kipawa

Briançon

  • Numbers of workshops and trainings: 12
  • Thematics: sewing, woodcraft, pallets furnitures, zero waste, mosaics, inertia machine
  • Number of participants: 85
  • Numbers of repaired/created low-tech: 32
  • Partner supported: Marcel sans frontière, Maison Bessoulie, Les Terrasses Solidaires

Lesvos

Since October Makerspace Lesvos, a new organization ran by former Low-tech with Refugees Lesvos volunteers, is taking over our activities on the field. Makerspace Lesvos will keep running our activities at the Wanna Be Family community center.

We wish you a happy new year !

See you next trimester for more!

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EKO!

Association of general interest which carries out positive and innovative projects in the fields of sustainable development and international solidarity.