Who we serve
People seeking asylum ARE FORCED to leave their families and ALL THEY KNEW behind TO SAVE THEIR LIVES.
SNAPSHOT OF WHO WE SERVE:
- 500 asylum seekers annually
- About 50% Males/Females
- Ages 20-55 years
- Origins: African countries, Latin America, Asia and Middle East. The most common origin countries for RIF clients are Venezuela and Nigeria.
- Reasons for fleeing: 60% Political and Religious Persecution, 20% Sexual Orientation, 20% Gender based violence