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Eco-experience rises from the COVID-19 ashes in Albania

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Driven by her love for nature, in 2016 Elona Bejo built a farm and bio-boutique for tourists who love nature and outdoor activities in the countryside of southern Albania. Her eco-friendly farm contributes to the economic development of the local area, which continues to see people leaving for better opportunities in urban centers. Despite the obstacles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Bejo’s aims to create new income opportunities for her business and for the rural women in her community.

From where I stand: “Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo had a good vibe: no barriers, no prejudices and a practical spirit of cooperation”

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Silvana Malluta from Albania participated in the Expo aimed to support and empower women entrepreneurs during and after COVID-19.

First social enterprises in Albania to boost the employment of women and disadvantaged groups

Friday, May 3, 2019

For the first time in Albania civil society organizations can apply for the status of social enterprises.

From where I stand: “I set up a tourist guest house to support my family”

Friday, February 24, 2017

Saudita Marku, a city girl, looked for new income opportunities to support her family when after marriage she moved to rural village in Albania. She now runs a guest house for tourists, and also a bee-keeping business.

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