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Here we go.......

In the mind-numbing heat of Athens in July, here in the heart of Europe's hottest capital (temperature-wise...) the permanent home of Athens Aikido is about to be born.

After a solid year of negotiating the merciless labyrinth of Greek bureaucracy we finally have all the paperwork in order, the electricity switched on and the water flowing (quite literally dripping from the old toilet fixtures) and we are ready to move to phase two.

CONSTRUCTION! Thanks to your amazing response to our fundraiser we are close to raising 18,000 euros, nearly two thirds of the total needed to build our new dojo.

We have one more week to go, if you have been thinking about making a contribution please visit our fundraiser page and hit the donate button. Any amount, no matter how big or small, is helping fix the walls, tile the shower, buy the paint, stop that water dripping. To give you an idea of what kind of disrepair we are facing, the last electricians certificate issued in the property was dated 1986! It's been a while...

Thank you so much to all of you for following and contributing in anyway you can!

We are deeply grateful!!!


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