Events · Stories from the camp

Bicycle Repair Day at Heumensoord

Activists and refugees joined hands to repair bicycles last Sunday in front of tent camp Heumensoord. This joint action aimed to tackle the mobility problem of refugees residing in Heumensoord. Because the camp is located 8 km away from the city center of Nijmegen and no other transportation is provided for the dwellers of Heumensoord, cycling… Continue reading Bicycle Repair Day at Heumensoord

Stories from the camp

Sound engineer from Syria hopeful for a new beginning in the Netherlands

I’d be so glad to stay here after I get my permit, not here in the camp, but in Nijmegen We meet Manar, a young Syrian man in his twenties, in the restaurant of tent camp Heumensoord. His long black hair falls gently over his shoulders and a white smile appears under his mustache. Manar… Continue reading Sound engineer from Syria hopeful for a new beginning in the Netherlands

Coffee & tea stand Heumensoord · Get Involved!

We are there because we care

Regularly, we visit the refugee camp Heumensoord with some coffee and tea. We wouldn’t have met a lot of the people who now are “justPeople” without this meeting point. We are there because we care. If you don’t have a bike, it can easily take an hour and a half to walk into the city… Continue reading We are there because we care

Coffee & tea stand Heumensoord · Solidarity & Protest · Stories from the camp

3000 people, one camp, 8 people in one bunk bed room. Outside it’s rainy and cold. What would you do?

On a foggy day like these, when you go outside and want to crawl back into your house instantly, I think of a day at the camp on the 18th of october. We went to set up our coffee and tea stand in Heumensoord. Do you remember? It was when we had those really stormy… Continue reading 3000 people, one camp, 8 people in one bunk bed room. Outside it’s rainy and cold. What would you do?

Coffee & tea stand Heumensoord · Events

Coffee & tea stand today 5th of January 14:00 at the camp!

Hi there, we’ll be serving some homemade tea & coffee today again in front of camp Heumensoord. Come round if you wanna have some hot drink and a chat. This blog is also your blog and we happily introduce you into how you can use it if there’s something you want to say. See you!… Continue reading Coffee & tea stand today 5th of January 14:00 at the camp!

Come together, share your story & draw your map of Nijmegen · Events

Your map. Viewpoints from Heumensoord and Nijmegen

Thanks to everyone for coming round to our first mapping session! We are especially happy about all the people who are currently living in the camp Heumensoord to have made the way into the city center. This is one of the main things our get together was about: to share some tea and stories in… Continue reading Your map. Viewpoints from Heumensoord and Nijmegen

Come together, share your story & draw your map of Nijmegen · Events

Come together, share your story & draw your map of Nijmegen

Dear all, we would like to invite you to an early evening of meeting each other! The idea is to get together and to share stories and perspectives on Nijmegen. We will sit together in a cozy atmosphere at De Klinker. There will be tea and coffee, as well as some delicious cookies. Let’s talk about… Continue reading Come together, share your story & draw your map of Nijmegen

Events · Solidarity & Protest

Food for thought and action – solidarity and info evening on december 1st

Last tuesday delicious food, nice and cozy music and inspiring discussions guided through the evening we co-hosted with the Internationale Socialisten. Sharing, discussing and acting in solidarity. Together, we created some magic in the kitchen through a colourful cooking session with many helping hands. Afterwards the band Franz and Frau Schneider got everyone in a… Continue reading Food for thought and action – solidarity and info evening on december 1st