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YMCA Tirana: Rebuilding Communities in Fushe-Kruje Through Youth Engagement

May 2, 2021


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– NGO Partner: YMCA Tirana
– Theme: Health, Youth, Earthquake Relief
– Location: Fushe-Kruje
– Date: Winter/Spring 2021
– Amount Raised: $22,723
– Partners: Municipality of Fushe-Kruje and Shote Galica High School

– Description: The YMCA Tirana, in collaboration with the high school “Shote Galica” and the municipality of Fushe-Kruja, developed an innovative project to engage the youth in the areas affected by the earthquake in Fushe-Kruje. Four youth volunteer groups were created to address different issues: (i) training in art and musical performance for children; (ii) identifying the need for different musical instruments at the school and purchasing them; (iii) identifying the needs of the school library, including new books and refurbishing the library; and (iv) helping two families in need with the reconstruction of their houses.

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