Lee: surprise-switzerland

Cambodian vendor on fleeing the Khmer Rouge and losing his family

Continuing our #VendorWeek series of articles about street paper vendors, we meet Sokha Roth, who escaped the Kymer Rouge’s regime of terror as a child. His freedom came at a steep price.

German artist controversial collection inspired by homeless

German artist Winfried Baumann aims to make a bold statement about homelessness by blending art, architecture, fashion design and social activism.

Our vendors: Beiene Berhane – Surprise, Switzerland

“It was only after coming here that I learnt the true meaning of neighbourly love,” says Beiene Berhane, who, at 75 years old, is the oldest of the Surprise street paper vendors in Zurich, Switzerland. […]