Aephoria is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO’s Registration Number: 146 - Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs) governed by a General Assembly comprised by the President, the Vice President, the General Secretary and the Members.
Oganisation’s permanent staff is composed of the General Assembly and 5 volunteers. Also Aephoria cooperates with external experts emanating from the academic, scientific and business world as well as with a number of volunteers.
The budget resources are approximately 20.000,00 € per year which mainly comes from self, national and European funding. The modalities of action are mainly national and international projects.
The partners involved in the organization’s projects are mainly external and differentiate accordingly the theme of the project.
Aephoria’s mission focus in:
a) improving people's livelihoods and poverty alleviation worldwide,
b) promoting an environmental-friendly and human development,
c) preserving natural resources and cultural heritage,
d) empowering civil society throughout the world,
e) enhancing intercultural cooperation as well as multiculturalism.
Organisation’s main objectives are:
a) the development cooperation on issues of rural growth, education, health, social solidarity, basic infractures, culture, research and technology,
b) the humanitarian assistance and human rights,
c) the natural resources management, protection of sensitive ecosystems such as wetlands, coastal areas and forests.
The organization’s main projects/programmes are:
a) the development of the Alexandria’s Patriarchate Library in Metochi Athens (Greek Ministry of Employment and Social Protection & European Social Fund),
b) the reinforce of entrepreneurship in Turkey- N.G.O. and the role of Mass Media (Young LEADERS II- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
c) the development of entrepreneurship in Egypt, Small Medium Sized Enterprises and Mass Media (Pyramid ??- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
d) the development of a Complete Standard of Special Certification for the NGOs of Social Care Provision in the Private Sector (Lamans S.A.– OP of Social Care),
e) Environmental Impact Assessment for the installation/re-establishing of some sea fish farm units (Lamans S.A.- PARTHENI THALASSIES KALLIERGEIES S.A.- Echinades Fish farms Ltd).