Samsung Electronics Hellas generously provided 10 Samsung Galaxy A22 smartphone devices which gave an opportunity to create an innovative approach to program delivery and a unique learning experience for our participants.
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.
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.
Faros Shelter is located in the center of Athens, in Exarchia. It has a capacity of 24 beds and accommodates boys aged 12 to 17 years old.
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.
Virginia Tsigarida, Faros’ shelter cook, prepares more than 100 servings each day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.