About us

LIGHT WITHOUT BORDERS is an Non Profit Organisation (NGO) which offers ophthalmology treatments to refugees in Lesvos as well as emotional support wit flower essences to rescue teams and aid volunteers.

In May 2016, after seeing the drama of the refugees arriving at the sea shore of Lesbos in Greece, I felt that I could help through flower therapy by supporting the rescue teams who were experiencing post-traumatic and burn out effects, after months of labours of rescue.

In September 2016 as an independent volunteer, I drove with my old car (Panda 40) loaded with more than 800 pairs of prescribed glasses and 30 kgs of flower essences … I crossed Italy, Greece to the island of Lesvos to bring light, emotional support and hope for refugees with these two necessary projects.

The idea of setting up the “Light for Your Eyes” project in Lesvos by offering prescribed glasses for all those refugees who had lost them along the way , coming from war and conflict and on the dangerous crossing in the Aegean Sea coming from Turkey to Lesvos seemed to me primordial and therefore I decided to start collecting glasses between friends and optical shops. And that’s how the project started…

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