About us

Mekeio Foundation is one of the oldest NGOs in Greece concerning the preservation of traditional crafts and professions including knitting, weaving (loom), as well as modern day textile crafts such as sewing.

Mekeio holds great experience in volunteering and supporting the unprivileged with educational courses on crafts as for the last 110 years it is mainly dedicated to this purpose. Its members are also trying to preserve the historical building the foundation is based on, while unraveling its history. For this purpose, the iconic and historical structures of the Foundation are used as a creative space and events venue by several institutions and organizations.