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Putting a Smile Into Sick Kids’ Faces

August 28, 2014
By Redina Tahaj, YES Albania '13 I would gladly state and restate the fact that the project “Putting a Smile into Sick Kids’ Faces” has been the best thing I have done so far in my life. The room! “Putting a smile into sick kids’ faces” started just as an ...

Ramadan and Clothes Donations

August 18, 2014
By Olta Myslimi, YES Alumni Coordinator for Albania On July 23rd, YES Alumni Elvana Qeli '12, Drini Zusi '14 and I visited the central mosque in downtown Tirana to turn in a large amount of clothing donations that had been collected from their families and friends in honor of Ramadan month. The ...

Humanitarian Concert for Flooded Areas

August 18, 2014
by Naida Isabegovic, YES Bosnia and Herzegovina '11 Humanitarian Concert My name is Naida Isabegovic. I am a member of a city choir called “Ansambl Iskre” from Tuzla and together with our Cultural Center in Tuzla (“Bosanski Kulturni Centar – BKC”) we made a concert as a fundraiser, in order ...

4th of July Celebration

August 15, 2014
By Olta Myslimi, YES Alumni Coordinator for Albania The 4th of July is one of the most important historical events in the US, and it is celebrated by American people and institutions worldwide. Annually, the American Chamber of Commerce in Albania organizes the Independence Day celebration, an enormous event with over ...

Clean-Up in Durres City

August 15, 2014
By Olta Myslimi, YES Alumni Coordinator Summer is one of the most wanted seasons by the Albanian citizens. Thanks to the long coast from North to South, the Albanians have the chance to travel in different cities to enjoy the both type of beaches: the sandy one and the rocky ...

Empowering through Language

August 14, 2014
By: Shpresa Frrokaj, YES Kosovo'13 Shpresa Frrokaj (YES Kosova '13) and staff and students of "Nene Tereza” in Prizren A few years ago, when I first started to learn English, I thought it was difficult. At the time I was not aware of how rewarding knowing two languages can be. ...