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.

 

 In Puka there are 20 young people following the programme of the Focus groups. 15 young people are following the vocational trainings and 5 of them are still waiting for the opening of 2 courses (Hairdressing and Tourism)in Puka. 11 young people are following the vocational trainings in Puka in collaboration; 2 of them are doing their vocational training in Don Bosco Centre in Tirana and 2 others in Shkodra. (detailed information can be found in Appendix 3)

15 interviews have been realized and 5 others need to be done. There have been realized 7 group meetings and 5 visits in the vocational training centres. The ad hoc facilitator of Puka have kept and updated the contacts of the previous youth supported by MWL Youth project. 6 young people of the previous year are now part of the acceleration programme offered by the government and managed by the Employment office. 2 young people of the previous year are now employed, which means that they are 8 youngsters employed through the assistance and follow up of the project in these 2 years. The support is still being offered through the contact kept with youth and through sharing information about job vacancies.