Partners & Donors

Cooperation with national and international partners is the key to the success of Vatra's work. Vatra operates on the basis of cooperation agreements signed with state institutions and NGOs. These agreements are based on the implementation of activities and services that Vatra offers in the framework of the programs it implements. Below there is a list of the main partners of Vatra divided into respective categories.

STATE INSTITUTIONS:

1.      Ministry of Interior

2.      General Directorate of State Police

3.      Local Police Directorates

4.      Ministry of Health and Social Protection

5.      Public Health Institutions in districts

6.      State Social Service/Regional Offices of State Social Service in different districts

7.      Municipalities and Administrative Units

8.      Child protection Units in different districts

9.      National Employment Service

10.   Regional Employment Directorates in districts

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11.      Labor Inspectorate at the central and local level

12.      Vocational Training Directorates in districts

13.      Prosecution Offices and Courts in Districts

14.      Ministry of Education and Sport

15.      Regional Directorate of Education and School Directories

16.      Regional Anti-Trafficking Committees in different districts

17.      National Reception Centre for victims of human trafficking, Linza

18.      National Center for Victims of Domestic Violence

19.      Lilium Center in Tirana for victims of sexual abuse

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

1.      Mary Ward Loreto, Foundation

2.      “Other Vision”, Elbasan

3.      Shkej organization, Tirana

4.      “Woman to woman” Association in Shkodra

5.      “Gender Alliance for Development”, Tirana

6.      “Gender, Peace and Security” Association in Durres

7.      Center for Legal Civic Initiatives, Tirana

8.      “Me the woman”, Pogradec

9.      “Agritra Vision”, Peshkopi/Dibra

10.   Woman’s Forum, Elbasan;

 

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11.      “Jona” Association, Saranda;

12.      Plan&Go organization, Tirana

13.      “Different and Equal”, Tirana

14.      Counselling Centre for Women and Girls, Tirana

15.      Initiative for Social Change ARSIS, Tirana

16.      Murialdo Centre, Fier

17.      Woman’s Centre “Aulona”, Vlora

18.      ANTTARC, Tirana

19.      CRCA, Tirana

20.   Vlora Youth Center

21.   ALTRI center, Tirana

22.   YWCA, Tirana

23.   Albanian Helsinki Committee

24.   LGBTI Alliance

25.   CILSP

26. TLAS

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS/ COALITIONS

Vatra’s membership in national and international networks and coalitions facilitates our work in lobbying and advocating for the rights of survivors of human trafficking and gender-based violence. Specifically, Vatra is a member of:

1.      National Coalitions of Anti-Trafficking Shelters/ NCATS

2.      Albanian Women Empowerment Network/ AWEN

3.      Justice for All Coalition (Albania)

4.      United Response against Trafficking in Human Beings / URAT (Albania)

5.      Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation/ RENATE network

6.      La Strada International Network

7.      Women against Violence Europe/ WAVE Network

8.      Netzkraft movement

9.      End Slavery Now

DONORS OVER THE YEARS

Since 1999, “Vatra” Psycho-Social Center has implemented a large number of projects implemented at national level and supported by donors as follows:

1.      US Embassy, Tirana

2.      US State Department

3.      DFID

4.      British Embassy, Tirana

5.      UNICEF, Albania

6.      USAID, Albania

7.      Memphis Film

8.      Kvinna Till Kvinna Foundation (with Swedish International Development Agency, funds)

9.      The Sigrid Rausing TRUST, London, England

10.   Antislavery International, England

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11.      Norwegian Church Aid (with Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

12.      Royal Norwegian Embassy, Pristine, Kosovo (with Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

13.      King Baudouin Foundation, Belgium

14.      Post Code Foundation, Sweden

15.      UN Voluntary TRUST fund

16.      Albanian Women Empowerment Network (with SIDA funds)

17.      UNODC

18.      CIES, Onlus (with Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funds)

19.      Austrian Development Agency in Albania

20.   Save the Children, Albania

21.   Amnesty International

22.   Partners Albania

23.   World Vision Albania

24.   Terre des Hommes, Albania

25.   Australian Embassy’s /Direct Aid Program

26.   Vital Voices Global Partnership

27.   Open Society Foundation for Albania – SOROS

28.   OSCE Presence in Albania

29.   OSBE/ ODHIR

30.   IOM, Albania

CURRENT DONORS

Currently, Vatra Psycho-Social Center is being financed by donors as follows :

1. IRIS NETWORK
2. UNICEF
3. UNDP
4. AWEN
5. REGIONAL COUNCIL OF VLORA (WITH MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION FUNDS)
6. MUNICIPALITY OF VLORA
7. PORTICUS VIENNA
8. IDM
9. ASTRA & IDM
10. ARISE
11. MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
12. OPERATION UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
13. UN Women, Albania
14. GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN

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11. MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
12. OPERATION UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

13. U.S EMBASSY TIRANA