The Volunteerism in Athienou

The Athienou Municipal Council of Volunteering (MCV) provides for the basic needs of people facing poverty and social isolation. Volunteering is the tool used to connect people and services, with up to 200 volunteers at any one time. Evolving since 1970, there are currently four programmes: caring for the elderly, community help and entertainment, nursery care, and social welfare support. These activities interconnect different generations and provide direct and concrete help to those most in ne


Results/Outcomes/Products: The Municipality of Athienou won a medal for Good Practice for “The Volunteerism in Athienou” to transfer it as Good Practice to other European cities.
Name of the coordinator: Athienou Municipality
Location: Athienou, Larnaca