PROFILE OF ALB-AID :

ALB-AID provides technical assitance, services and economic support to the marginalized and excluded individuals and groups, underdeveloped rural areas and communites and to the potentail rural areas for economic development.

The aim of ALB-AID is protection and improvement of the livelihoods of the marginalized, dis- advanateged and excluded groups and individuals who are victims of mines, SALW, UXO’s, ERW; victims of trafficking, abuse, violence and discrimination.

VISION:

ALB-AID seeks open progressive and tolerant society that accepts respects and protects social-economic rights of the most marginalized, disadvantaged and excluded individuals and groups, a society where they are fully integrated in their societies, live with dignity in peace and security.

MISSION:

ALB-AID serves to the most marginalized, disadvantaged and excluded groups and individuals as well as undeveloped rural communities to have access to, and influence upon local social-economic and political resources.

OBJECTIVE

To facilitate social-economic re-integration of mine/UXO/ERW/SALW survivors and other persons with disabilities (PWD).

OBJECTIVE

To improve access to medical and social services for landmine survivors and other PWD

OBJECTIVE

To disseminate information against trafficking of human beings and to support victims of trafficking in their integration process.

OBJECTIVE

To keep low (zero) level of mine/UXO/ERW/SALW accidents through Awareness/Risk Education Activities all-over Albania.

OBJECTIVE

To improve child rights in Albania through empowerment, protection, development and intensive campaigns.

TRAGETED GROUPS:

  • Excluded, marginalized and disadvantaged individuals (with or without disabilities) and groups who are:

    1. Victims of military and civil conflicts: victims of mines, SALW, munitions, UXO/ERW.
    2. Victims of social-economic trauma: children, youngsters and women who are victims of trafficking, abuse, Violence and discrimination
    3. Communities of above mentioned groups
    1. Victims Assistance: rehabilitation, referral support, psychological and social support; peer support, economic re- integration and support including vocational trainings, income generation; rights, advocacy and lobbing;
    2. Risk Education: Mine Risk/UXO/ ERW/SALW /traffic accidents Education/ Awareness, Campaigns,
    3. Child Protection: capacity building, School Governments, data collection on chid Rights, support children at risk, psycho-social counselling, recreation activities, reports on child’s rights, preparation of media materials on child’s rights, advocacy, lobbing and policy influence
    4. Economic development: Income generation support, micro-credditing, community development, promotion of tourism, environment change, renewable energy, local development initiatives, income generaion initiatives, capacity building/empoewerment, empoyment
    1. To support victims of mines, SALW, UXO’s, ERW, victims of trafficking, abuse, violence and discrimination, primarily children and women to win their social-economic independence and to be integrated into society through increase of possibilities for economic empowerment, education and alternative vocational professional trainings.
    2. To work for the awareness of public opinion about Mine/ERW Education, trafficking, road traffic  and social risks
    3. To support the local government units, public (education) institutions and NGO’s for the implementation of human rights in general, children’s rights in particular.
    4. To monitor implementation of different Conventions and strategies for children and women from government institutions and other relevant actors of civil society To identify and address all forms of discrimination of the targeted groups through different publications To identify and empower capacities of  local service providers for these excluded and disadvantaged groups To support local government units for the improvement of human security, social-economic transformation and reduction of poverty of excluded , disadvantaged and marginalized groups in need To advocate and lobbing on behalf of targeted excluded disadvantaged groups to know and have access to their social-economic, and cultural rights