There was a great necessity to renovate this building, not only due to its “age” but also, due to its importance. Its chapel dates back to the early Christian years and is considered to be one of the oldest in the island. In the Mansion administrative offices, a small church, a museum, a library, and a classroom for educating priests and students, are also housed. It is worth mentioning that is the third grant the Foundation is implementing to the island of Limnos.
In Greece, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation provides support to endeavours that address social welfare and health issues for underserved populations, with a particular emphasis on programs for children and the elderly. The Foundation also provides support for selected arts, culture and educational programs that promote, maintain, and preserve Greek heritage and that demonstrably contribute to the cultural life of Greece.