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.

From April 10 to April 18th, 2016 two staff from the women & youth projects respectively Aferdita Gjoni and Sara Capaliku paid a visit in UK. The visit consisted of a presentation held in April 11, 2014 at the “Bar Convent in York” with Mary Ward friends in York.

The meeting’s theme was “A Mary Ward Woman in the Mission of Tackling Human Trafficking”. Twenty-two attendants were present at the meeting and the interest was quite high on the work that Mary Ward Loreto Foundation is doing in Albania through its projects and in coordination with its partners . Due to such a successful meeting some concrete steps were undertaken by the participants who indicated their willingness to establish a support group to address projects or initiatives that Mary Ward Loreto staff would consider were needed to support the work in relation to the financial needs and also alternative kinds of support.  Continue Reading…