Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries of the programmes are children, youth and young adults, including vulnerable children, unaccompanied minors and youth, families and single parents, all of whom are refugees residing in the camp. Most attendees are originally from the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, primarily from Syria, Syrian and Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo or Cameroon.

The population of Ritsona Camp is set to continue increasing to reach a capacity of 3’500 asylum seekers from various different countries, including up to 800 children under 18. All residents of the Ritsona camp aged 3 to 30 are eligible and encouraged to participate daily in the programmes.