Apr 21

“Every Child. In Albania. In school”

The Roma communities in Albania (which has been ADRA Albania´s target group) are known to be lagging in literacy and formal education. It is estimated that more than two-fifths (43%) of Roma children between the ages of 15 to 16 are illiterate and the majority of these illiterate children are girls. The reasons attributed to …

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Jul 13

Tani: a positive example for his community

Dear Reader, On a beautiful late spring morning, the staff of ADRA Albania had the opportunity to interview one member of the Egyptian community, who is heavily affected by the string of events brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. We meet him at the premises of the Gonxhe Bojaxhiu community centre, in the administrative unit 8, …

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May 27

Humanitarian aid in times of the pandemic, a snapshot from Albania

The EU Aid Volunteers Initiative brings professionals and organizations together from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects and contributing to strengthening local capacity and resilience in disaster-affected communities. Adra Slovakia is the sending organisation of three EU Aid Volunteers in Albania. What exactly does this mean? In a nutshell, besides dealing with some project paper work …

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Apr 16

Work to save and change lives continues in the face of pandemic

The coronavirus is threatening millions of people already vulnerable due to food insecurity, malnutrition and natural emergencies, climate change and other disasters. As the economic toll of COVID-19 began to hit Albania, many families found themselves in need of food assistance. Thanks to the generous support of the German Embassy, ADRA Albania worked around the …

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