Hus Forbi is the organisation behind the monthly street newspaper by the same name available all over Denmark. Selling the paper is an alternative to begging and crime for many of the homeless sellers, but also offers them a daily task. The paper’s content produced by both socially vulnerable persons and professional freelancers puts homelessness and related issues on the agenda and gives them a voice in society. The organisation’s profits help to secure its sellers’ well-being and support partner organisations caring for homeless persons.
CAMP is a non-profit exhibition centre for art highlighting issues regarding displacement, migration, immigration, and asylum. The exhibitions by artists with mainly refugee or migrant experience aim to increase insight into the life situations of displaced and migrant persons and to discuss these in relation to the overall factors that cause displacement and migration. CAMP is part of Trampoline House, an independent community centre in Copenhagen’s multicultural northwest district.
Folkekirkens Nødhjælp supports the world’s poorest in their fight for a better life and helps people in need. By providing emergency aid to disaster-affected areas and long-term development aid to developing areas, Folkekirkens Nødhjælp aims to create a more equal and sustainable world. The organisation has been at the forefront of developing and testing new forms for collaboration since 1922.
Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke aims to fight poverty and improve poor people’s conditions of life. Together with local organisations, they empower people living in poverty and support them in knowing and demanding their rights, enabling them to manage without support long-term. They pressure those in power to create democratic and sustainable societies. Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke is part of the international alliance ActionAid, working with human rights-based development in more than 40 countries.
Oxfam IBIS is the Danish branch of Oxfam – one of the world’s biggest development organisations working in over 90 countries for a just world. It is a movement of people, who will not accept poverty, discrimination, and inequality. Oxfam IBIS supports civil society in developing countries in order to secure equal access to education, power, and resources. They act as advocates for economic equality and contribute with intelligent solutions solving the world’s structural problems.
Transparency International is a non-profit, politically independent organisation dedicated to fighting corruption and bribery globally. They raise public awareness of the devastating effects of corruption and work jointly with governments, businesses and international organisations on developing effective programmes and solutions. The Danish branch focusses on preventing corruption in Denmark as it arranges different public events and actively participates in the public debate pushing for changes in law and behaviour.
World’s Best News is an independent news organisation for constructive journalism communicating progress and sustainable solutions to challenges in global development. They base their work on the UN's Global Goals for Sustainable Development, which address issues such as extreme poverty, global inequality, and climate change. By writing news stories on global development, they aim to inform and motivate people to act upon the Global Goals.
Economists Without Borders help those that help others. The organisation’s voluntary consultants offer economic expertise to humanitarian and charitable organisations. By coaching NGOs how to boost the impact of their work, Economists Without Borders makes a difference for those who need it the most. Their core team of volunteers is based at the University of Copenhagen, but taking its name seriously – there is another team of voluntary consultants based in Oxford (UK).