On our tours, people who are usually rather talked ABOUT have their say: people, who were homeless and refugees. They offer room for personal envounters and dialogue. And they are meant to raise awareness for the fact that in the heated debates about supposedly homogeneous groups we invariably pass judgement over persons with individual life stories and fates.
is the number of homeless people in Germany according to the most recent estimate from 2018. The first federal level statistics are not planned until 2022. A first attempt at a census in 2020 registered a total of 1,967 homeless people in Berlin, but in reality the number is much higher.
is the number of displaced people worldwide according to UNHCR mid-2020. The global south hosts 86% of the world’s refugees and displaced people. With 6.6 million refugees, Syria is the main country of origin.
city tours is the number of city tours querstadtein completed by spring this year! Since 2014, we have spoken to more than 3100 groups in the city about migration and homelessness and over 1100 participants* have participated in our digital tour.