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Our vendors: Ion (Hinz&Kunzt, Hamburg, Germany)

For his whole life, Romanian-born Ion has grappled with the effects of political decisions made in Eastern Europe in his younger years. He has turned his back on his native land to live in Germany. Now as a Hinz&Kunzt vendor, Ion says, “Selling the p...

Our vendors: Tania Croisetière-Langevin, L'ItinéraireL'Itinéraire_Tania

“Despite all the tough situations I’ve been through, I know the best is yet to come,” says L’Itinéraire vendor Tania. Having experienced poverty and teenage pregnancy in her youth, and survived bullying as she got older, Tani...

Our vendors: Shaun Followell (Street Roots, Portland, USA)Street Roots_Vendor_Shaun Followell

Street Roots vendor Shaun Followell has gone from homelessness to proud owner of a real estate license. Having seen first-hand the condition of the real estate market in the Portland area, he hopes to put his experience to go...

Vendor spotlight: Francisco Dominguez (Mi Valedor, Mexico City)Mi Valedor_Vendor spotlight Francisco Dominguez

Francisco Dominguez lost everything after a one-year prison-term. On his release, he became homeless in Mexico City and started using drugs. He felt hopeless, until he discovered the street paper, Mi Valedor. Now, he is plann...

Our vendors: Gary Davis (Denver Voice, Denver, Colorado)Denver Voice_Vendor 1

Denver Voice vendor Gary Davis is a prime example of turning mistakes into stepping stones on the path to success. Gary has had a long journey battling alcohol addiction, a problem which has led him to homelessness more than ...

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