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Vendor moments 2017: “I am looking forward to pursuing my dreams”

Hristo’s year as a Faktum vendor, and Bulgarian immigrant, has been taken up by his quest to find steady work. Despite the bureaucratic obstacles put in front of him, Hristo remains optimistic.

For strong winds and harsh reality: Swedish street paper Situation Sthlm teams with Beckmans design school for new vendor jackets

In order to give its vendors an even better chance of being noticed on the busy streets of Stockholm, Swedish street paper Situation Sthlm worked with students at the city’s Beckmans College of Design to produce a stylish, noticeable and practical new jacket.

A strong voice for people in poverty: Gothenburg’s Faktum celebrates 15 years

Award-winning Swedish street paper Faktum turns 15 this month. We spoke to editor Sarah Britz to find out what the anniversary means to her – and to the magazine’s vendors.

Pitch perfect: Swedish vendor stars on covers album to boost street paper sales

Swedish street paper Faktum is hitting a high note this month with a unique covers album featuring the country’s top musicians – and one of its own vendors.

Vendor dodges frostbite and horned owl attacks in 3000km trek across Sweden

As #VendorWeek kicks off, we travel 3,000km across Sweden on foot, sleeping rough with Hinz&Kunzt vendor Torsten Meiners.

Swedish Homeless World Cup goalie: “Selling Faktum made my day meaningful”

At the Homeless World Cup in Amsterdam, Swedish goalkeeper Jasmin tells INSP how selling the street paper Faktum in Gothenburg helped her pay for housing and stay clean from drugs.