This video shows the fires and the effort to save Ancient Olympia
Canella live in the village of Pefki on the outskirts of Ancient Olympia. She escaped from her house, along with her infant grandchild only 20 minutes before her house was engulfed. Her olive orchard was destroyed. She is now depending on the support of her family and neighbors.
Olympia Forum 2021 - "The Olive Tree Replacement in Ancient Olympia Project" with Arete Fund Directors Dianne and Steven de Laet, Governor Nektarios Farmakis, Mayor of Olympia George Georgiopoulos
Mr. Panos Papazoglou, Managing Partner of EY in Greece, stated: “1,750 olive trees. 1,750 EY people in Greece. These numbers are not coincidental – each tree planted, represents the commitment of each and every one of our people to bringing our vision of building a more sustainable world to life. As Ancient Olympia brings to mind the glorious past of Greece, we hope this initiative will stand as a symbolic reminder to future generations of how we all contributed to a greener future for our country”