Organisation set up in 1988 and member of Emmaus International since 1991.

Emmaus Cologne is a community where 15 companions live and work. With they help of 100 volunteers work they carry out the traditional activities of Emmaus communities: collecting, sorting, repairing and selling goods at low prices.

The community has a warehouse and a second-hand store in a 5000 m2 building and a second shop located in the city centre.

The group also prepares and distributes soup to local homeless people in the evenings. Lastly, Emmaus Cologne has been helping to send containers since 1988. Six to seven containers are sent each year to Emmaus groups in Eastern Europe, making a substantial contribution to their development.