"Women in Development"
Kukes, Kukes

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Areas / Sector of Interests
  • Human Rights
  • Youth
  • Women
Executive Director
Lumturi Baja
Mission Statement
The association is created on 31 October 2000 initiated by group of women in Kukes city, with Kukes court’s decision. The association "Women in Development" is located in Kukes and has its branches in Has region also. The association activities are realized also in these areas and their rural parts. The main objective of our association is to provide women with opportunities for further development and encourage their involvement in civil society, politics, economy and culture in an equal part with men.
Short Description

The activities supported from the donation related our purpose and community awareness were as following:

  1. Capacity building for women involvement in politics and business
  2. Capacity building among women in rural areas for improving their life quality and that of their families
  3. Monitoring of Electoral Campaigns
  4. Economic empowerment of women through out common projects with the local government
  5. Fair and exhibition organization for the traditional handicraft products
  6. Organization of cultural activities with the young girls and women
  7. Research for the conditions of the women living in rural areas
  8. Coperation, networking and capacity building in Kukes region for Human rights protection and promotion
  9. Collaboration with other NGOs from Albania and Kosovo

Our main Donors for our projects have been private businesses in Kukes region, ECHO, Food Global Bank, Unifem and Council of Europe in the recent years. Our association has expanded its activities in Kukes and Has regions mainly in cities but including also participation from rural areas.


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