Transforming Lives

We combine protection services with informal education and mentoring that enable unaccompanied children to cultivate their talents.

Our Services for
Unaccompanied Children.

We protect every child’s fundamental right to a childhood and equip them with the skills to face the future
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About

who we are

Faros is a Christian non-profit organization that provides humanitarian care and individual support to unaccompanied children and refugee youth. Our vision is to see every unaccompanied child and refugee youth live with dignity and hope and be equipped to make a positive change in society. We want to take responsibility of the individual unaccompanied children and refugee youth, and help them find safety, discover their worth, and build a future perspective.

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Approach

Embracing people

We help unaccompanied children and refugee youth find safety, discover their worth, and build a future perspective. We work holistically and take responsibility for each refugee child and youth and provide individual tailored care. Through this we wish to see every unaccompanied child and refugee youth live with dignity and hope and to be equipped to make a positive change in society. We aim to contribute to a more efficient child protection system by conducting independent research, bringing best practices, and partnering with experts around the world.

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News
5 December '21

An open door

In 2021, refugee children and youth who arrive in Europe are forced to live on the streets, in public parks, and other precarious conditions in Greece. Our drop-in center offers a safe haven away from the harsh streets of Athens.

15 October '21

Why football?

Football is much more than a leisure activity to those who attend our weekly football sessions run by the Faros drop-in center. It is a place to come together, regardless of nationality, background, or legal status.

8 October '21

Akram's journey at Faros

At 13 years old he had to flee from his country to avoid being recruited into armed groups. “It was like a death sentence,” he says.

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