Actions we supported – SmileAL


The amount so far: 333300 ALL


Vodafone Albania Foundation’s annual initiative, #ShineALight, empowers girls and women victims of domestic and gender-based violence. This initiative is part of a global movement united by the belief that through collective action, we can overcome even the most challenging obstacles and build a brighter future for all. This year, Vodafone Albania Foundation invites you to a symbolic hike to the top of Dajti Mountain on Saturday, March 9th.  Join us and support Vodafone Albania Foundation’s initiative for girls and women empowerment! The registration fee on “Smile” platform is of 2,000 Albanian lekë. Together, we can reach new heights and empower…

Goal: 333300 ALL

20/02/2024 - 12/03/2024

The amount so far: 175000 ALL

Visually Impaired, Yet Eager To Read

In our fragile and uncertain world, there is a light that never ceases to illuminate the path to knowledge and imagination. This light is the library for the visually impaired, a collective memory of knowledge, an oasis of words that makes us feel rich in consciousness and mind. The title “Visually Impaired, Yet Eager To Read” speaks of a shared passion: the desire of the visually impaired to explore the world through the pages of books, and our desire to help kindle and nurture this passion. For over two decades, the library has shared knowledge through audio books with more…

Goal: 175000 ALL

30/08/2023 - 29/02/2024

The amount so far: 500000 ALL

Support the orphans” Embroidery with Dreams”

The Credins Foundation, in collaboration with the National Institute for the Integration of Orphans, will support the orphans for the “Embroidery with Dreams” project thanks to the funds that will be collected through public donations on the platform. The main aim of this beautiful project is to offer these children a greater opportunity to learn a beautiful craft such as the art of embroidery, enhancing their skills for a better future and promoting the art of embroidery. The project offers orphaned children a 2-month training course with professional craftsmen to create a variety of works with different themes in…

Goal: 500000 ALL

01/07/2023 - 31/10/2023

The amount so far: 1800000 ALL

Earthquake relief for Turkey

On February 6, 2023, Turkey was hit by a series of earthquakes, one of the most powerful to hit the region in 100 years, causing hundreds of deaths and injuries. Thousands of people are under ruins. Caritas Albania is launching this national initiative to support the affected families by inviting Albanians in Albania and abroad to unite together and donate directly through the Smile platform. The funds will be donated to Caritas International Confederation, which is operating in Turkey while providing aid during this difficult situation that the country is going through. These funds will be used for the priority…

Goal: 6000000 ALL

14/02/2023 - 14/05/2023

The amount so far: 582528.01 ALL

OriginAL: A Journey to Find Yout Roots

Albanians are one of the largest diaspora communities in the world with half of us living outside of our homeland countries. As a result, young Albanians everywhere are increasingly disconnected from their roots, cultural heritage, and language. This represents a great loss to countries like Albania and Kosova. At the same time, this now offers us a great opportunity to reconnect young Albanians around the world to their roots. There is tremendous potential to build a strong and special Global Albanian community in the coming years. But potential is only realized if you do something about it. Thanks to your…

Goal: 582538 ALL

01/02/2023 - 01/06/2023

The amount so far: 599648 ALL

‘GO-3G’ CLUB – catalyzing the magic of emotions for 106+ children in need

When you pay attention to the beginning of the story, you can change the whole story.” Our change ambition is: To help 106+ vulnerable children in Korca, create resilient mechanism’s and to improve their wellbeing, socially and emotionally for a promising future dignified life. The 9-years school “Naim Frasheri” in Korca city is a school designated to function as a Communitarian Centre by the government. The school embraces 106+ pupils, categorized: Pupils: Orphans (8); without registered fatherhood (5); with state cash assistance (30); with no cash assistance (20); with disabled parents (13); with unemployed parents (14); returned from emigration (8);…

Goal: 599648 ALL

04/01/2023 - 04/07/2023

The amount so far: 600000.01 ALL

Different Journey, Same Destination

Theater is not a luxury. The Project “Different Journey, same Destination”, it is a project destined to orphan children. This Project has as its Goal to set on stage a full proper theater performance realized by orphan children of “Zyber Hallulli” Orphanage in Tirana. Via this theater production we want to influence in indirect way to their entertainment, education, team work, respecting also each-other space and rights, to understand Value and Anti value, to tie them closer to books. Working on theater, children will analyze themselves, understand their desires, discover their preferences or talents. This project will become a good…

Goal: 600000 ALL

01/12/2022 - 01/06/2023

The amount so far: 774871.01 ALL

Childhood Trauma

Did you know that trauma affects many children, teenagers and adults? Trauma is not rare: statistics show that 50% of children have experienced trauma. Trauma affects everything—a person’s ability to learn, manage emotions and behavior, their health, relationships, etc… Therefore the goal of the campaign is to equip children and people who work with them with concrete tools to ease the impact negative trauma (due to abuse, domestic violence, neglect, etc.). Alo ! Mik Foundation (, within this campaign, will carry out the following activities: (1) Psychosocial activities with children to explore strategies for emotional regulation; (2) Play therapy sessions…

Goal: 774870 ALL

01/12/2022 - 01/04/2023

The amount so far: 594001 ALL


The M.I.K.E. center aims in three months to create a family service for the elderly with long-term illnesses such as: Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, post-hospital rehabilitation, clients who need 24/7 service through self-care teams, The model will be applied in Administrative Unit 2 with two teams of 12 nurses, for 30-40 elderly people in each team. The aim is to be expanded to all of Tirana and Albania. Nurses through this service have their own autonomy when organizing clients and visits. They manage medical treatments, care and support services (dressing, bathing, meal preparation, patient engagement in the community. The teams work…

Goal: 594000 ALL

01/12/2022 - 01/06/2023

The amount so far: 598069.7 ALL

Active Healthy Kids

Some of the most precious assets that humanity has are: Physical Movement, Playtime, and Sports. Sedentary acitivity, which is the dramatic decline in physical efficiency for the health of Youth, has become a worrying problem in our Country. Sedentary Lifestyles are causing the following chronic illnesses such as obesity, hypertension, and high cholesterol/ hypercholesterolemia. Scientific Research and Studies have concluded that the risks caused by being sedentary is similar to the risks caused by the sum of three other primary risk factors like: Sedentary Risk = Hypertension Risk + Hypercholesterolemia Risk + Smoking Risk. In collaboration with experts from the…

Goal: 598070 ALL

01/11/2022 - 01/05/2023

The amount so far: 550000 ALL

Donate and Celebrate!

All together for a birthday! The “Donate and Celebrate” project aims to bring joy to the lives of ten children from vulnerable communities in the areas where World Vision works, who have lost one of their parents. A surprise birthday party will be organized for each of the children with the participation of friends, relatives, and your participation through your generous contribution! You are invited to a birthday party to bring joy and a smile back! The children come from the most vulnerable communities in the area of Tirana, Durrës and Shkodër, and some of them have never had the…

Goal: 550000 ALL

01/11/2022 - 20/02/2023

The amount so far: 660000.01 ALL

Support for abused women and children

Woman Forum Elbasan is a Non-Profit Organization that was established in 1991 and for over 23 years has been providing three concrete services for survivors of domestic violence, community awareness campaigns on the benefits and penalties in implementing violence legislation, capacity building of government local structures. Woman Forum Elbasan operates in 7 Municipalities of Elbasan District and Rrogozhinë and Kavajë Municipalities of Tirana District. Thanks to this work done, the number of women/girls reporting violence in the 5 Elbasan Police Stations and in the Kavajë Police Station has increased day by day. We state that after women report violence to…

Goal: 660000 ALL

01/11/2022 - 01/05/2023

The amount so far: 660000.01 ALL

Albania Amputee Football

Albanian Football Amputee started in 2019. This started as an idea to encourage amputated people to have an entertaining activity and to help them integrate in the society. This is a special discipline of football for amputated people. This initiative seemed as un unbelievable idea but step by step everybody committed to create a real football team. This team represented Albania in two international matches and this achievement made each member take it more seriously and commit more. Our vision is to invite more amputated people in this special football discipline, and also create more teams in the main cities…

Goal: 660000 ALL

17/10/2022 - 17/04/2023

The amount so far: 360800 ALL

Support like a Marathoner

Our awareness and fundraising campaign, “Support like a Marathoner Down Syndrome Albania” (DSA) takes place within the framework of the Tirana Marathon, happening on October 23, 2022. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and this is the 2nd edition of this campaign. The campaign is not officially connected with the organization of the Tirana Marathon. Down Syndrome Albania Foundation is approaching this event in two intentions: 1. To invite runners to dedicate their race to the cause of individuals with Down Syndrome, as October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. 2. Invites the community (citizens and businesses) to make donations towards…

Goal: 660000 ALL

17/10/2022 - 17/01/2023

The amount so far: 34010 ALL

Boccia Albania

The “Boccia Albania” project will be a novelty for our country. The Boccia Championship will come as a first pilot in the Elbasan County, in the coming years to become an integral part of the programs of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth. This championship aims to integrate and empower young people with different abilities with the ability to concentrate and focus. Boccia game is a Paralympic sport which is designed to be played by people with special abilities. It will be an innovative championship coming as a way of advocating for the inclusion of people with special abilities…

Goal: 2605250 ALL

10/04/2022 - 10/09/2022

The amount so far: 846750 ALL

Women and green economy

The aim of the campaign is to promote cooperation and economic independence for women in the area of Manza, on green entrepreneurship, as an opportunity for employment, economic independence and user –friendly management of the land. Women will be engaged in planting organic rosemary, in an area of 2 hectares of land. The support is needed for the purchase of 80,000 seedlings, a cutting machine. As a result of the support we expect 3 tons of product which will be sold to exporting companies. The product will be certified by the Bio-Albinspekt certification body. The campaign aims to achieve 2…

Goal: 846750 ALL

10/04/2022 - 10/09/2022

The amount so far: 550000 ALL

I too am talent

Based on group statistics for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the 9-year school “Kushtrimi Lirisë” from the Club of Parents with Autism Spectrum Disorders, it has been identified that these children have a talent in painting. Worked on collecting information on these children and from the analysis of data we have concluded that in this school the number of children is always increasing. More specifically autistic children are increasing. The cause of our Club is a meaningful cause, that is, of advocacy and support of these children and integrating them with the rest of the society. A Psychologist and…

Goal: 550000 ALL

10/04/2022 - 10/09/2022

The amount so far: 15000 ALL

Think for me too

Nisma për Ndryshim Shoqëror – ARSIS is a non-profit organization that was established in Tirana on February 2016. Ever since NISMA ARSIS has transformed itself into an influential non-governmental actor in the civil society sector in Albania and beyond. Mission of ARSIS: To promote the rights, to provide services and sustainable solutions for children, youth and families in vulnerable situations as well as for the marginalized Roma/Egyptian communities and other social groups in Albania. The purpose of the proposed intervention is to further strengthen social and community responsibility towards the groups most in need. The initiative aims to encourage all…

Goal: 470000 ALL

10/04/2022 - 10/09/2022

The amount so far: 333333 ALL

Offer the missing therapy

Nowadays, therapies for children with special needs are costly. We aim to provide the missing therapies for 7 children. For a period of one year, through your contribution it will be provided access services of important developmental therapies for children with various developmental disorders. There will be 2 therapists who will apply individual therapies 4 days a week / for 12 months. The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services has 11 years of experience in the field of therapies evaluated by public and non-public entities as well as continuously funded by public and non-public Albanian and European structures such as,…

Goal: 490000 ALL

10/04/2022 - 10/09/2022

The amount so far: 284323 ALL

Let's give them hope

Goal 1: Increase skills and social inclusion of children and teens with special needs. Objective 1: By 2022, 10 children and teens will be included in educational, cultural and sport activities. Objective 2: By 2022, 10 children and teens with special needs along with their mothers will attend music classes. Objective 3: By 2022, 10 children and teens with special needs will be included in sport activities such as biking. Objective 4: By 2022, 10 children and teens with special needs will gain abilities in painting. Goal 2: Increase awareness in community of children with special needs. Objective 1: By…

Goal: 600000 ALL

10/04/2022 - 10/09/2022

The amount so far: 2041010 ALL

Green house for children and youngsters with intellectual disabilities

The project of the greenhouse will directly affect 127 children and youngsters with intellectual disabilities between the ages of 6-18 years old who are studying in the special school “Luigj Gurakuqi” in Tirana. The main aim of the action is to create a friendly learning environment for children and youngsters with intellectual disabilities and in addition to plant cultivation, it will also help them to build skills for life and the labor market. Our goal is not simply building a greenhouse but also empower children and youngsters with intellectual disabilities, enhance their mental and physical well-being and promote inclusion and…

Goal: 2035000 ALL

10/10/2021 - 10/04/2022

The amount so far: 1285900 ALL

The NE’MO project

The NE’MO project is designed to provide services to people who own pets. The goal is to provide pet care when owners have commitments. NE’MO is designed to be an online application as well as a physical point of contact between the provider and the recipient of the service. This application will enable pet owners to select and book at any time the service they want. Individuals who are interested in caring for animals, can apply via the application and check the requests received for their service. The people who want to provide this service, will be physically selected and…

Goal: 1285900 ALL

10/10/2021 - 10/04/2022

The amount so far: 75724.06 ALL


Discontinuation of educational services due to the situation created by covid-19, has created a huge gap with serious and long-term consequences on academic, social and emotional learning. The situation in the country is not the same for all age groups or social categories. Distance learning was a completely new method for both academic staff and students, parents who faced many challenges from lack of equipment, lack of internet. These elements led to the creation of academic gaps, especially in the age group of children from families with economic deficits. Detachment from the daily routine of the learning process has affected…

Goal: 3058000 ALL

10/10/2021 - 10/04/2022

The amount so far: 224400 ALL

Blue Bucket Campaign – Care and Protection for Old Age

Caring for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors. Embrace the cause of Dorcas Aid International Albania to not only meet the basic needs of the lonely elderly, but to be with them and give human and social support. Dorcas Aid International Albania through the “Blue Bucket” campaign will provide material support to 370 elderly people living in rural and urban areas in difficult conditions, alone, abandoned and without any support, but above all it will enable for them social inclusion and human touch which they have not felt for a long time. The campaign…

Goal: 1374787 ALL

10/10/2021 - 10/04/2022

The amount so far: 34580 ALL

Furnishing and rehabilitation of the computer lab of the secondary school “Hasan Prishtina”

This project aims to raise funds to rehabilitate the computer lab by furnishing it with 15 student desks, 15 chairs, 3 shelves, 1 projector and 10 new computers which will significantly improve teaching in the IT area. The secondary school “Hasan Prishtina” is located in “Qemal Stafa” Street in the Administrative Unit No. 3, Tirana. Its academic premises are found around a central atrium, which serves also as an external courtyard. The computer lab is also part of the school premises but it does not meet the optimal conditions for an academic space, because the furniture and computers are depreciated.…

Goal: 1106160 ALL

10/10/2021 - 10/04/2022