Feb 13

Newsletter about the earthquake, projects and volunteer work

Some thoughts from Rebekka, German volunteer from ADRA Germany: As a volunteer from ADRA Deutschland e. V., I have the privilege to work with ADRA Albania. ADRA Albania implements three different classes in the Roma Community Center in Tirana: for children, for adults and for seniors. Our task is, to go out to the Roma …

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Feb 12

Friendly Space in Bubq

“Human suffering must be addressed wherever it is found. The purpose of humanitarian action is to protect life and health and ensure respect for human beings.” (Principle of Humanity – IHL) Bubq is a small village located in the municipality Krujë, with a population of 5,951 inhabitants, according to the last census conducted in 2011.1  …

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Feb 03

Vacancy: External Project Evaluation Expert

ADRA Albania invites all the interested applicants to send their CV, letter of motivation, financial proposal and criminal record at info@adra.al for the evaluation service for the project “Return to Thrive”.  The project is financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by ADRA Albania in cooperation with GIZ. The …

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Jan 08

She made it!

At the Roma Community Center Tirana “Mother Theresa”, I had the opportunity to speak with a young woman who made it! She got out of the vicious circle of absolute poverty. As a child of the Roma Community in Albania, one grows up in poor conditions, goes to school for only a few years, gets …

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Dec 02

Being an EU AID Volunteer in an Emergency Response Situation

Last Tuesday, at four in the morning, the EU Aid Volunteers, along with the rest of Albania’s population, had a rude awakening. A devastating 6,4 magnitude earthquake, the largest one in decades, struck the country, costing the lives of dozens and injured hundreds. Fortunately, everyone from the office and all of our friends are safe. …

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