Welcommon Hostel Athens Greece

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Kapodistriou Str. 4, 10682, Athens, Greece

We are part of the social change we want to see happen

We are part of the social change we want to see happen

Athens is a city in crisis but at the same time one can see a real change if one decides to be part of the social and ecological change. We have decided to be part of this social change.

In the WELCOMMON Hostel we can introduce you to the world of Greece’s social economy and you can learn about its strengths and weaknesses. You can also contribute with your ideas and experience.

The WELCOMMON Hostel highlights the positive impact that cooperatives and social enterprises could have on communities, revitalizing neighborhoods, making bridges between communities, social groups, newcomers and local people.

Anemos Ananeosis/Wind of Renewal has a strong commitment to building a better world through social and green innovation and the cooperative business model. We want to influence the direction of our society to become more sustainable and ecologically and socially fair.

A center for social and green innovation

We operate 2 floors of the WELCOMMON Hostel as an open center for social empowerment and inclusion, for activities like language lessons, painting, theater, cinema, seminars and workshops for children, teenagers and adults.

Our aim is to create new employment opportunities for everyone in areas such as upcycling, ethnic cuisines, culture, green / cyclic economy, energy efficiency, social and circular economy. Our societies must not accept generations being lost, we must not leave young persons, Greeks, migrants, refugees behind.

We are very interesting in building bridges between universities, social – cultural – environmental   organizations and local authorities on social and green innovation.