Albania Mission Against
Human Trafficking

Women's Project harvesting beans in Kallmet

MARY WARD LORETO is planting hope with a human rights approach to combating modern day slavery. This challenging mission is implemented through works of justice, education, grass roots action and systemic change. The aim is to eradicate poverty, the prime cause for human trafficking.

MWL Staff Training Durres May 2015Last week, May 4 – 8 the staff of Mary Ward Loreto were in Durres for the staff retreat. We had a wonderful and unforgettable time!
During the first three days we experienced Capcitar techniques. CF www.capacitar.org we were led by Marj McDaid.These sessions helped us to become relaxed and quiet.

The last two days were spent discussing the internal rules, Code of conduct, and our Policies such as child Protection, health and safety, volunteering and employment .We were facilitated in this work by Fatmir and Edlira Gjoni, founders of the NGO Mirness. The aim was to produce a framework, by the end of the two days, for the writing of these documents for Mary Ward Loreto. These will be our guideline for the future. The goals were achieved after much hard work.
But it was not all work. We played volley ball, visited Durres for the afternoon, seeing the amphitheatre, shopping and eating ice cream! One afternoon we visited Kepi i Rodonit which is a touristic place with an ancient chapel and castle. We also had bonfires on the beach, celebrated two of the staff’s birthdays with cake and much singing and dancing and finally we talked and talked and talked together!!
We went home very content.

 

CAPACITAR workshop

CAPACITAR workshop

Capacitar Exercise

Capacitar Exercise

Animation Work

Animation Work

CAPACITAR Trainer: Marj McDaid

CAPACITAR Trainer: Marj McDaid

CAPACITAR Head Exercise

CAPACITAR Head Exercise

More Capacitar

More Capacitar

Fatmir and Edlira Gjoni, Consultancy, Mirness, Facilitating the days for MWL Policy Making

Fatmir and Edlira Gjoni, Consultancy – Mirness: Facilitating the days for MWL Policy Making

Fatmir and Edlira Gjoni, Consultancy, Mirness, Facilitating the days for MWL Policy Making

Fatmir and Edlira Gjoni, Consultancy, Mirness, Facilitating the days for MWL Policy Making

Developing the Policies

Developing the MWL Code of Conduct

Feedback before the decisions are made

Feedback before the decisions are made

Clarifying the Issues

Clarifying the Issues

Reflecting on the discussion

Reflecting on the Discussion

Creating the MWL Policies

Creating the MWL Policies

Volley Ball on the Beach: Relaxation Time

Volley Ball on the Beach: Relaxation Time

Relaxing Evenings

Relaxing Evenings

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Bonfire and dancing on the beach

Bonfire and dancing on the beach

Birthday Party for Zana

Birthday Party for Zana

Kepi i Rodonit which is a touristic place with an ancient chapel and castle

Kepi i Rodonit which is a touristic place with an ancient chapel and castle

Kepi i Rodonit which is a touristic place with an ancient chapel and castle

Kepi i Rodonit which is a tourist place with an ancient chapel and castle

We had a very good time with all goals achieved

We had a very good time with all goals achieved