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A better future for vulnerable youth in Albania

Sidrit Dedja is an amazing person: curious, equipped with a good sense of humor, and a real sense of purpose. He is 25 years old, and was born in the town Shkodra, Albania with a significant motor disability. Despite this, he was able to complete his primary education. For Sidrit, this was when his more

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Citizens of Elbasan - active participants in development

For the first time in her life Anila, feels her voice is heard. She can now influence decision making when it comes to the development of her town. She and other members of her community had a wish: to build a new playground for children.   Today her children and their friends can spend hours pmore

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Coordinated response against domestic violence bears results for survivors

Edlira Qazimi is a divorced mother of two that for the first time in her life, at the age of forty, has started working full-time in the south-eastern Albanian city of Korça. Edlira and her two sons (19 and 12 years old) went through almost 20 years of a tormented life marred by violence and anxietymore

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Empowering Marginalized Communities in Albania

With the right vocational training, Hatixhe Sula has become a tailor. Now, she can help to support her family. Not long ago, as a member of the excluded Roma community in Albania, she may not have come across this opportunity. An outreach campaign made her aware of it. Assistance in registering withmore