- YEAR OF GRANT
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONThessaloniki
- GRANT LOCATIONGREECE
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.afs.edu.gr
For the construction and furnishings of a new secondary school dormitory. The new residence hall has capacity for 100 beds, it is equipped to host two children per room, it is wired for Internet access and has common service and recreation areas.
The American Farm School, one of the most famous schools in North Greece, was founded in 1904 as a non-profit educational institution, serving the second and third grades. The school provides higher education/certification in the fields of farming and agriculture. The second grade has 230 students from all over Greece, mainly from rural areas, who receive full scholarships covering the cost of study and residence. The third grade (also known as the "College") has 60 students whose studies emphasize the transfer of practical knowledge and its application in farming. Third grade students are also taught communication skills, business administration and information technology.