Support actions – SmileAL


The amount so far: 43100 ALL


The elderly people deserve respect and attention from all of us. They are a source of wisdom, life experience, and stories to tell. Many elderly people spend most of their time at home without any activities to pursue, and as our society ages, it becomes increasingly important to consider their needs in social, economic, and health terms. It is crucial for the elderly to maintain contact with their families, children, grandchildren, and friends, as isolation can lead to physical and mental health deterioration. The elderly people are never too old, but rather pioneers of the new generations who have contributed…

Goal: 550000 ALL

01/03/2024 - 30/06/2024

The amount so far: 406900 ALL

Support to maternities to care for newborns and save lives - incubators for newborn babies

The neonatal period / newborn, 0 ÷ 28 days of life, is the most fragile time for a baby to survive. In Albania, 7 out of 1,000  newborns do not survive. Around 80 % of child deaths under age of 5 occur during the first month of life. Quality of care standards along with adequate capacities of health personnel, infrastructure and adequate medical supplies are key to save newborn lives. UNICEF has supported the neonatology service in Tirana and regions with technical support to develop standard treatment protocols and build capacities of the health personnel working in maternity hospitals. UNICEF office…

Goal: 9428000 ALL

01/03/2024 - 30/06/2024

The amount so far: 74900 ALL

"Give me a chance to show you my talent!"

“Give me a chance to show you my talent!” is an initiative that aims to establish a visual art class in the 9-year-old school of Zvezdë village, located in the Municipality of Maliqi. The primary objective of this initiative is to provide talented students in this school with the opportunity to develop their visual art skills in a professional manner. This includes not only during the learning process but also outside of it, through the provision of necessary tools and resources. Situated in a rural area with limited access to services, the youth of Zvezda are seeking support in acquiring…

Goal: 581782 ALL

01/02/2024 - 31/05/2024

The amount so far: 36001 ALL

Future Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneurship Hubs in Schools

Despite the increasing investments for improve schools’ infrastructure, there are still needs and demands especially on offering innovative and up to date infrastructure for them. The establishment of entrepreneurship labs, now that information technology offers much more space and opportunities for students and teachers, is an excellent opportunity to develop students’ knowledge and practical skills about entrepreneurship. Building friendly environments for children, equipping them with tools and technology that will facilitate the learning entrepreneurship in a practical way. This initiative will equip students with business skills through gamified learning, innovative 2D didactic tools and child friendly platforms that JAA uses…

Goal: 2500000 ALL

01/12/2023 - 31/05/2024

The amount so far: 25000 ALL

R.I.D.E (Roma inclusive drive to education)

The aim of the project is to promote the integration of Roma children and teenagers in the territory of Fier Municipality, which is also the third municipality in Albania with the largest number of Roma community residents. This community, living in the suburban areas of the city, faces a level discrimination in some important areas of life, such as at the professional, educational and institutional level, creating models of exclusion or even self-exclusion from the social life of the city. In recent years, there has been an increasing level of importance of inclusive education and social cohesion between different communities…

Goal: 600000 ALL

01/12/2023 - 31/05/2024

The amount so far: 176600 ALL

"Sensory" support for children with difficulties in sensory integration. Sensory bags

The aim of this project is to equip 20 children with special needs and difficulties in sensory integration with a bag containing sensory objects that can be used in the home environment by their caregivers in the form of a structured therapy. Problems in sensorial integration are very frequent in diagnoses such as: Cerebral palsy, Autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, various genetic syndromes. Part of the project will also be a sensorial evaluation which will be carried out by the center’s therapists to understand the difficulties in the sensorial integration of children at the beginning of the project and training…

Goal: 595444 ALL

01/11/2023 - 30/04/2024

The amount so far: 57501 ALL

Hope's sounds

Our project is dedicated to bringing hope to sick children in Durres city hospital. Through meaningful weekend activities rooted in Montessori principles, we aim to increase their self-confidence, nurture their emotional well-being, and teach them Good lessons for life. The “Lunah Education Center” center will offer entertaining activities on the weekend, music, arts and crafts, languages, ICT, animators, lessons through games, and Montessori activities dedicated to children. We believe that every child deserves a chance to learn, grow, and smile, even in the face of illness. Join us to make a difference and create a better, more compassionate future for…

Goal: 658000 ALL

01/11/2023 - 30/04/2024

The amount so far: 121000 ALL

For a healthy and more economical life

The motto “Live healthy and economically” should become the motto of every family in Albania nowadays. In our daily conversations, we discuss about the electricity bills being high, that we cannot manage to provide enough hot sanitary water for the family or heating in winter, that seasons have changed and the environment is always more and more polluted. These challenges, considered as family challenges, are today global, adding the negative effect of the war in Ukraine. The solution to these challenges is found in some key words such as “Renewable energy”, “Energy efficiency”, “Climate change”, little known by our everyday…

Goal: 1500000 ALL

01/11/2023 - 30/04/2024

The amount so far: 140001 ALL

Speech Spark, Speech Therapy for Change

Children who have encountered strong trauma during their first years, might exhibit cognitive developmental setbacks that manifest as speech difficulties. Speech and language delays or disorders impact a child’s ability to communicate. A child with a language disorder may have difficulty not only to express thoughts and emotions, but also to interact with peers and adults, directly affecting the ability to develop social skills and academic progress. At SOS Children’s Villages, our team of social workers and psychologists has identified 19 children who require speech therapy sessions. These sessions will be offered over the course of an academic year, aiming…

Goal: 978000 ALL

01/11/2023 - 30/04/2024