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
29 March '21

Toolboxes: Online learning made easy

COVID-19 has disrupted formal and informal education for thousands of refugee children and youth. Faros' Horizon team came up with a solution: the Horizon Toolboxes. They provide basic equipment and materials required to students who study from home

10 March '21

SNF partners with Faros

We are honoured to announce our partnership with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation in the protection of homeless refugee children in Athens. SNF is supporting Faros’ street work program and our Drop-In-Center in Athens.

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