The Albanian Organization of the Order of Malta has extensive experience in assistance programmes for the Roma and Gypsie communities throughout Albania. On November 22th, Malteser Albania has celebrated the blessing and inauguration of a multidisciplinary centre for people in need in general and for Roma and Egyptian people in particular.
The World Day of the Poor is celebrated for the first time this year on November 19, and H.E Pope Francis invites us to realize social assistance for poor. For Malteser Albania staff and volunteers all the days are the same: all our projects and activities are to help the poor and disadvantaged communities’ throughout of Albania.
On Mental Health Awareness Day, the volunteers of the Albanian Organization of the Order of Malta have organized several activities with the children living in the Missionary Center of Mother Teresa. October has been marked as the international month of awareness for the acceptance and integration in society of all people with different abilities.
The Albanian Organization of the Order of Malta continues to play an important role in supporting the elderly through a program of activities offered at the daily care center. Malteser volunteers organized an unforgettable day for 30 elderly people at the premises of the Museum of Communism "Site of Witness and Memory".