Kopin was set up 15 years ago and is one of the few professional NGOs working in the human rights field in Malta. It is supervised by a Board of five members, managed by an executive team, has seven employees and around 20 volunteers. The team operates from a small office in San Gwann.
Whilst the organisation is relatively small, its team is made up of professionals with diverse backgrounds providing an innovative package of services – Kopin supports marginalised communities where other institutions struggle and provides its services in a sustainable way. The organisation is a partner of over 100 institutions in Malta, across Europe and in Ethiopia, ranging from NGOs to ministries, local authorities, universities and international organisations. Kopin is legally registered with the Office of the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations, with registration number VO/0200, and has a track record of audited accounts and annual reports.