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After the Earthquake: UNDP mobilizes to support Albania

A mother of three was found under the rubble hugging her three children. A 24-year-old student’s dream of becoming a dermatologist was cut short. A family of 8 was found under the rubble when their…  


UNDP Albania helps micro-enterprises get back on their feet after the earthquake

On the morning of the 26th of November, when I went to my Lamp Store, I was shocked. Hundreds of lamps were broken into what looked like millions of pieces. Four thousand dollars of losses.  


After the Earthquake: UNDP mobilizes to support Albania

A mother of three was found under the rubble hugging her three children. A 24-year-old student’s dream of becoming a dermatologist was cut short. A family of 8 was found under the rubble when their…  


Free Legal Aid helps sister and brother end statelessness

If you want to know how it is to raise children in harsh economic conditions without being legal residents, Fatmir is the right person to talk to. His story is painful yet gives hope to many…  


Less children left behind in Albania: Eris’s little steps towards a more inclusive life

Eris is one among 24 children with disabilities who receive daily rehabilitation services at the Community Center of Shijak.  


Building skills for jobs: The soap that is changing women’s lives

A group of women have acquired skills to produce soap and how to market, package and sell it, empowering them in their families and communities.  

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