UK and Albanian Mission Against Human Trafficking
Mary Ward Loreto is planting hope with a human rights approach to combating modern slavery.
THIS CHALLENGING MISSION IS IMPLEMENTED THROUGH WORKS OF JUSTICE, EDUCATION, GRASS ROOTS ACTION AND SYSTEMIC CHANGE.
THE AIM IS TO ERADICATE POVERTY - THE PRIME CAUSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
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What we do
We work in both Albania and UK to help those most vulnerable to Human Trafficking. In addition to providing immediate shelter and care to those rescued, we run a number of programs to prevent future Trafficking.
In emergencies including natural disasters we provide immediate relief to those most affected by providing access to food, shelter and medical help to help relief the immediate threat of being lured by traffickers
In several regions around Albania we provide Advice and Service centres for those needing help after being trafficked or vulnerable to trafficking - this could be mental help support, legal advice or basic needs help
Many community groups are vulnerable to trafficking in Albania including young people who have not been able to find employment. We give these marginalised groups training, find internships and set up self employment
We are helping train educators in Albania on more ethical practices when teaching the young people of Albania and getting communities to recognise trafficking issues and work together better
Our ongoing Projects
Ongoing response to Covid affected families and communities who need financial, physical and
Our Advice and Service centres are in several areas in Albania offering immediate
Health Support, Medical Treatment, Psychological assistance for vulnerable persons visiting our service centres
We employ psychologists to help those traumatised by trafficking and offer a referral
Assisting groups most likely to be trafficked with training programmes and economic help
Following research, developing training for teachers in ethics in the education system
Building strong networks between UK and Albania to help reduce the trauma of