News

14 December '20

New study on labor market integration

Faros published a new study, “An Abundance of Unleashed Potential,” which draws on the experience of multiple stakeholders in Greece and provides essential insights into the missed opportunities and the potential of refugee youth.

29 June '20

"I felt safe and secure at Faros"

Mahmadullah, 19, knows unaccompanied children who have turned to petty crimes and prostitution at the center of Athens to get by. In fact, most of his friends have done it. He hasn’t. He knows that they are doing it to buy food and clothes, things...

30 May '20

A story of resilience and love

The best-selling novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, was born out of Ms. Christy Lefteri's volunteering experience at Faros' Family Center in downtown Athens. It is a powerful story of love and...

21 May '20

Faros at Redeemer City to City

Faros was featured at the Spring 2020 issue of Redeemer City to City, a non-profit organization based in New York City that trains and connects Christian leaders throughout the world. Our co-founder, Patricia Kirk, had the opportunity to tell our...

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