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Partner of the Week: Partnerë për Fëmijët

Posted in Partner of The Week on January 5, 2021

Partnerë për Fëmijët is an organisation based in Albania, that is dedicated to empowering children and young people through participation, decision-making, and activism. Their work is focused on strengthening the capacities of children, youth, families, and communities to meet their needs, enhance their access to services. They also mobilise local resources to guarantee access for marginalised and disadvantaged groups, especially girls and youth with disabilities. 

Our partnership / GIRLACT

Partnerë për Fëmijët has implemented Aflatoun programmes in kindergartens and advanced elementary schools and with groups of young people. 

In November 2018, Aflatoun International, Pomoc deci (Children and Youth Support Organisation), EPTO (European Peer Training Organisation) and Partnerë për Fëmijët started a new a programme for social and financial education of young people. It wasespecially aimed at supporting girls in Serbia and Albania.  

The most important feature of the programme is the synergy of social and entrepreneurial competencies, and the application of innovative and active pedagogies, including open and digital learning tools. It aims at promoting civic, inter-cultural, social and relational competences, mutual understanding and respect, and ownership of democratic values and fundamental rights, enhancing critical thinking, financial and cyber literacy.  

The programme GIRLACT is co-financed by ERASMUS+ Programme of the European Union, it combines the elements of Aflatoun International’s Aflateen+ programme and EPTO’s Peer Training for Youth. 

This programme can easily be implemented both in and out of class. I like so much the different techniques that can be used for active participation of young people in the learning process! — Selma Huric, Youth Worker from Prijepolje, Serbia
This is helping us to learn how to feel free, to plan and do something for ourselves. — Ana, a 15-year- old trainee from Kucevo, Serbia
It’s so important and innovative that we are being part of a programme which is based on non- formal learning, and a programme that is focused on girls especially by supporting equal opportunities in labour market and society. — Endri Guri, Youth Leader, Kukes from Albania