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YES Alumnae Bring English to Orphans in Tirana

April 18, 2011
YES alumnae Redona Collaku (standing) and Emiljana Hoti (seated, center) assist their advanced English students with an assignment during a Monday afternoon lesson. December 2010 to March 2011 was a dynamic period for the children in the orphanage Zyber Hallulli in Tirana, Albania, thanks to YES alumnae Anisa Hoxha, Ina ...

Alumni of U.S. State Department-Funded High School Exchange Programs from Across Southeast Europe Learn to “Get the Word Out” in Macedonia

April 12, 2011
Alumni of the U.S. State Department-funded American - Serbia and Montenegro Youth Leadership Exchange (A-SMYLE); the Serbian Youth Leadership Program (SYLP); and the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo and Macedonia have been using their experiences as exchange students in the U.S. to ...

The Kids Are Our Future: Improving the Conditions of Our Local Kindergarten

April 12, 2011
From left to right among the children: Milena Kaleskovska, Kristina Andonovska, Arton Murati, Toni Nikolovski, Maja Dimitrievska, Beti Grozdanovska, Hristina Trifunovska, Marija Bockarovska “We can fill our hearts with love and happiness only by loving and making someone else happy,” wrote Hristina Trifunovska and Arton Murati, both 2010 alumni of ...