Students of the Tirana Institute of the Deaf are learning a profession in the newly rehabilitated workshops.The acquired vocational skills will enable them to find a job in the labor market as either carpenters, shoemakers, or tailors. The rehabilitation of the workshops was supported by UNDP " Social inclusion program" with funding from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
From May 8th until the dawn of May 9th, public buildings in the main squares of six cities Tirana, Shkodra, Berat, Korça, Tepelena and Gjirokastra, were lit up with testimonies and quotes of the survivors of the past communist crimes in Albania. This was done through an art installation called “Even Walls have ears”.
Marginalised Roma continue to face limited access to opportunities in virtually every aspect of human development such as basic rights, health, education, housing, employment and standard of living, argues the Regional Roma Survey 2017 launched today in Tirana.
The reconstructed nursery No. 7 in the neighborhood Donika Kastrioti in Berat opened its doors today to 30 children of the age of 0-3-year-old half of whom are from the Roma and Egyptian communities, while 30 other children are expected to enroll.
Albania has an estimated 260 sunny days/year thus representing a great potentials for renewable energy. Studies indicate that over 70% of domestic hot water needs of the household and service sector in Albania is supplied by electric boilers, while the energy demand for hot water in Albania is projected to grow.
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