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Tirana, Albania

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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2012.

Economic Development

  • Helped farmers access small business loans, enabling them to improve production, acquire additional livestock, and increase houshold incomes.

Food and Agriculture

  • Farmers participated in training to improve livestock health and production.

Healthcare

  • Facilitated training sessions for parents on proper childcare to promote improved child health.
  • Established health clubs to encourage children to adopt healthy practices and equipped them to share their knowledge with peers.

Water and Sanitation

  • Worked to raise community awareness of healthy hygiene and sanitation practices to reduce the spread of disease.
  • Formed water, sanitation, and hygiene groups, empowering them to develop new initiatives to improve health in their communities.

Education

  • Organized summer camps for children, providing them with opportunities to develop important life skills and build positive relationships.
  • Provided training for teachers and school directors in improved teaching methods, increasing their ability to effectively teach students through extracurricular activities and student-centered education.

Child Rights

  • Community members attended child protection workshops, which address issues such as positive discipline, violence against children, and systems for reporting cases of abuse.
  • Encouraged children to participate in community development projects, empowering them to raise awareness of children's rights and improved health.

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