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Trampoline House still in risk of closing in 2017

The house needs money to stay open after December 2016 By Eden Director Morten Goll and fundraiser Nanna Jochumsen are stressed because the Trampoline House will only stay open until the end of this year. Then the private donations and private funding will be too small. The house can survive …

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Today is the international day of the dissapeared

Many people have lost contact with their lost ones during their escape from their home countries. Aslan from Afghanistan is one of them. He now puts hope in Red Cross’ tracing service, which helps hundreds of relatives to be reunited all over Europe every year. By Marion Chen Calm, gentle …

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“Culture is a potential weapon for integration”

A big gathering of artists and culture people in Mors started its opening at 2pm on 25th, August, 2016. This is well known as the Cultural Summit, Kulturmødet, in Denmark, which has almost the same impact as the Folkmødet in Denmark. The Cultural minister Bertel Haarder attended the opening and …

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Technical school in kongelund center

A new project is sponsored by the state to prepare asylum seekers for the Danish labour market while they are waiting for their cases be processed by the immigration authorities. This involves all asylum centers in Denmark, and a technical school is built in the center Kongelund for this purpose …

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“Venligboerne” build bridges in Dianalund

The civil group “Venligboerne” arranges many activities for the asylum seekers and refugees in Dianalund. The reactions from the participants are overwhelmingly positive. By: Hala  Dianalund is a beautiful and quiet city in Zealand, which has an asylum center who received refugees. The people of Dianalund are very kind to …

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Bike repairing asylum seekers bring smiles in Dianalund

Two refugees spend their waiting time on repairing old bikes. It makes them happy to see the smile of children when they get a bike to play with. By: Hala Biland Shabak from Iraq and Poyenda Alimmy from Afghanistan are asylum seekers in Dianalund asylum center. They have decided to …

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Asylum seekers work as tour guides in Copenhagen

A new initiative give asylum seekers a chance to volunteer as tourist guides in the Danish capital. New Times has interviewed the man behind the idea By: Eden In september 2014 Jacob Slaatto visited The Trampoline House for the first time and asked the asylum seekers: “How is life in …

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“Militias in Iraq are worse than ISIS”

Persecution, humiliation and murder – that is what Talal was exposed to before he was able to escape from Iraq, together with his nephew. Now he hopes to build a future in Denmark. By: Hala Talal Khalid Nasir was born in 1965 in the city of Basra in Iraq. He …

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The Danish Refugee Council at the Folkemøde

The Danish Refugee Council is working with international communication. We met Maya, who is working at the Refugee Council to a debate about integration, politics and asylum seekers By Eden Her name is Maya. She is from the Danish Refugee Council, and she is working with communication international fare. “The …

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