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Last updated: June 05, 2020

May 21, 2020

As a long-time youth activist, Drita jumped at the chance to join the Emergency Response (ER) Team in her community.  She has been actively involved in USAID’s Up to Youth activity as a Youth Advisory Board member, and understands how vital it is to volunteer in her community.  Thus, she did not hesitate in joining local representatives from the police, the municipal directorates of education, public administration, and health, nonprofits and businesses, and the Red Cross to ensure the citizens of Vushtrri/Vučitrn remain safe during the pandemic.  

May 8, 2020

Bardh Mustafa is an inspiration to many in his community.  He is always ready to offer a helping hand, pays attention to details, and likes to solve problems efficiently.

May 8, 2020

Mid-April was the first week of harvest for many asparagus farmers in Kosovo, including first-time farmer Gentrit Bytyqi and his business partner Valentina Bajrami.  These two young agronomists are full of energy and hope, despite the challenges in their first year of production.

May 8, 2020

When Petar and a group of Gracanica youth applied for bicycles last year as part of a tourism project for their local community, they never thought that within a year they would be using those same bicycles to make deliveries during a global pandemic.

April 21, 2020

The Kosovo electricity Transmission, System, and Market Operator (KOSTT) joined the #Each4Equal campaign.  As part of the worldwide campaign, KOSTT showcased the leading women of the utility company and their efforts for gender equality.