Our Stories

  • In Albania, new horizons open for domestic violence survivors

    Rina spent the last three months of her last pregnancy at a shelter for survivors of domestic violence in Tirana. She and two of her younger children, aged 2 and 5, had fled their abusive home in Burrel, in the mountains of northern Albania.

  • 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.

  • Tourists in Theth benefit from solar water heaters

    Presently 11 guest houses in the National Park of Theth, which have installed solar water heaters, provide better services to the increasing number of tourists visiting the area.

  • 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.

  • Social Inclusion through education:Meet a physicist to be

    Eni, 12 year old is studying at the Institute of the Blind in Tirana. He was born with retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that makes his vision very low. Today he is excited: He is able to read independently and even for his parents.

  • Supporting youth to  become entrepreneurs:  Migi’s Food Boutique

    If you ever go to Tirana, do visit Migi’s Food Boutique. It offers a unique food experience. She has put her heart and mind into this business. It was not easy to get there. With commitment, right guidance, coaching and hard work she succeeded.

  • 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.

  • Albania’s stunning coastal beauty

    Turquoise waters. Rich underwater fauna and biodiversity. Ruins of sunken Greek, Roman and World War II ships. This is Karaburun Sazan Peninsula – the first and only national marine park of Albania.

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