Community transformation in Albania

Posted on 2023-11-30
For 5 years Mathilda has managed Alo ! Mik’s community center in a Roma community - a poor and challenging area of the capital city, Tirana. Having seen the impact of the relationships they have built over years with the children and teenagers, they have introduced a mentoring program for the teenagers. One of the problems in this community is early marriages for girls. The team wants to strengthen their 'daughters' - as the team sees those girls - to have a voice regarding their own future, to be able to continue their education, and not to marry too early.
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Value of Life - Summer Camp in Poland with therapeutic activities for 30 Ukrainian children

Posted on 2023-11-13
During the summer of 2023, a Polish NGO in collaboration with YWAM Poland, was able to host 30 Ukrainian children at their camps. Many of them were children who fled Ukraine because of the war last year. Therapeutic workshops were an important part of the camp programme together with recreational activities.
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Ready, set, go! Taking trauma-efficacy to another level!

Posted on 2023-11-01
Recently, WWO and LAMb International equipped 65 front-line children’s social workers from Panama and Latin America to better understand trauma and its impact on children and to provide strategies for more effectively healing it.  The training, which was held in Panama, also certified 20 Master Trainers who will multiply the number of children’s social service workers and caregivers who can help children receive more compassion, understanding and strategies to help heal.
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Spotlight on Pachi Zabala

Posted on 2023-09-28
Not only is Pachi facilitating the training and development of leaders and teams at a regional and country level in the WWO movement across Latin America, she is investing time locally by supporting young women who either happen to play or are in training to play on an Argentine women’s professional football team.
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Collaboration between Poland, Ukraine and Romania 

Posted on 2023-09-22
It is a great joy to see our friends and partners serving orphans in different European countries come together to share their knowledge and experience with each other! Alliance for Romania Without Orphans organised a TBRI (Trust-based relational intervention) Camp for children and their parents. YWAM Ukraine and Poland was invited to participate as well as teach about Emotional Intelligence at the camp. Ukraine Appeal Fund was able to support three Ukrainian participants to join the event. Read below their thoughts after the camp.
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