Posts by: Global Albanians

Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter

Upcoming GAF Activities, New Staff/Interns, and GAF Golf Tournament  Spring is approaching and with it many activities of the Global Albanians Foundation. In this email you will be able to read about future GAF activities, new staff / interns and GAF Golf Tournament. Upcoming Activities We expect to launch several crowdfunding campaigns for Albanian NGOs in Albania and Kosova that support Albanian youth in …

Albanian Stories

Albanian Stories

Albanians in the Diaspora have few media outlets where they can talk about their life stories as Albanians living abroad – they are usually only seen as large numbers! We want to change that though – through our new podcast platform “Albanian Stories”, we want to tell their stories to the world. The Global Albanians …

World Vision Albania has thanked GAF for its continued support

World Vision Albania has thanked GAF for its continued support

The National Director of World Vision Albania & Kosovo, Eljona Bocce-Elmazi, has thanked the Global Albanians Foundation for its continued support during 2021.  “Through our partnership, we were able to offer the support for 50 farming families to recover their family economy through agriculture and to support 100 young people with self-employment skills”, she wrote. …

Down Syndrome Albania with the help of GAF, successfully aided 320 families during March 2020

Down Syndrome Albania with the help of GAF, successfully aided 320 families during March 2020

In March 2020, the Down Syndrome Albania with the help of the Global Albanians Foundation started a campaign on helping with food packages, the families who had a person with disabilities and were struggling with financial issues due to COVID-19. During that period Down Syndrome Albania has successfully aided 320 families and people with disabilities …

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Dear Partners and Friends, As the holidays approach, it surely is a good time to reflect on all of our good fortunes, and it’s also a wonderful moment to express our gratitude and appreciation. For our partners, our community, for all of you! 2021 has been a year of challenges but also of opportunities. It …

Why Diaspora Youth, and what are the best global practices?

Why Diaspora Youth, and what are the best global practices?

On December 11, we launched the #OriginAL, a program that aims to provide a volunteer, educational and cultural experience for Diaspora Youth that will strengthen their sense of ethnic identity and create long-lasting connections, especially with their youth peers in our homeland countries. During the launching we facilitated a panel aimed to shed light on …

What it means to be Albanian living in Diaspora?

What it means to be Albanian living in Diaspora?

During the #OriginAL launching conference, diaspora members that represent different generations and communities shared their personal stories of how they relate to the homeland, in what ways they draw strength from it, and how life is adjusting in the diaspora, or stories on how they contribute back home even from afar. This topic touched on …

How local institutions and well established organizations could be part of a program such as OriginAL?

How local institutions and well established organizations could be part of a program such as OriginAL?

On December 11, we launched the #OriginAL, a program that aims to provide a volunteer, educational and cultural experience for Diaspora Youth that will strengthen their sense of ethnic identity and create long-lasting connections, especially with their youth peers in our homeland countries. During the launching we facilitated a panel to shed light on existing activities …