Entries by Elka Edelkott

Saving Lives in Sierra Leone

With the “Saving Lives in Sierra Leone” project, we want to enable as many seriously ill patients as possible in Sierra Leone to receive medical treatment. The project is a cooperation between Just Human, the Connaught Hospital in Freetown and Caritas Sierra Leone. Since Sierra Leone does not have health insurance, medical treatment must be […]

Protection and support in starting a self-determined life

Since January 2024, Just Human in Athens has been offering “Protection and support in starting a self-determined life” for women, including trans women and women with children, who are recognized as refugees. Many recognized refugees do not receive any support in Greece. They are therefore initially homeless and destitute. In this situation, they are exposed […]

Interviews with Just Human

Carolina Romano, a volunteer in communications at Just Human, provides a personal insight into the work of Just Human through interviews. The interviews have been published on YouTube. Carolina Romano has so far conducted interviews with 1. Katja Walterscheid, Chairwoman of the Board and co-founder of Just Human   You can find the interview with […]

Support for LGBT refugees, women and children

Again and again we receive desperate emergency calls from LGBT refugees and women, often with children. They write to us in existential distress. Many refugees are not entitled to support, e.g. because they are not yet registered, because their asylum application has been rejected or because their asylum application has been accepted. And even refugees […]