Since January 2009, Mercy-USA for Aid and Development has been providing three-month computer office software and English language training courses to orphans in Albania. In addition to the technical training these orphans receive, they are mentored by caring Mercy-USA staff…Read More
In the early 1990’s Albania emerged from decades of communist rule and established a multiparty democracy; since then the nation has been struggling to transition to a more modern open-market economy. Agriculture accounts for not quite 50% of the nation’s employment but only contributes to 20% of GDP due to antiquated farming methods and infrastructure. While still growing, Albania’s economy is vulnerable to the global financial crisis due to robust ties to Italian and Greek banking sectors, remittances and trade. Albania remains one of the poorest countries in Europe.
“Read to Succeed!”
As Albania emerges from the legacy of communist rule, free access to information through the printed word is still lacking. Since 2011, Mercy-USA has been assisting schools in Albania to open or expand libraries. Each year we distribute thousands of…Read More
Economic Growth and Income Generation
Agronomic Aid Since 2009: Mercy-USA for Aid and Development, with support from a local milling company Miell Tirana, is assisting wheat farmers in Albania and Kosovo. The farmers are provided with seed and fertilizer, as well as technical training and…Read More
Food Aid and Meat Distribution
Mercy-USA periodically provides food and other essential items to Albanian families in need during Ramadan and Eid Al Adha, as well as at times of emergency or natural disasters. Please give what you can today to help deserving families in…Read More