• Friends of Albania is a non-profit organization run by Peace Corps Volunteers who have served in Albania. We seek to facilitate development in Albania while building a stronger friendship between the people of Albania and the people of the United States of America.

  • Friends of Albania improves the quality of life in Albania by directly sponsoring development projects created by current Peace Corps Volunteers and their respective communities.

  • Donations to Friends of Albania support local projects implemented by Peace Corps Albania Volunteers and their counterparts.

  • Your support goes a long way. Donate now to help us continue our mission.

Welcome to Friends of Albania!

Friends of Albania (FOA) is an American non-profit run by Peace Corps Volunteers who have previously served in Albania.

FOA seeks to positively impact lives in Albania by supporting local, community-driven projects facilitated by currently serving Peace Corps Volunteers. more...


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FOA Blog

Albanian Elections in 2013

Last May, Albanian voters gave a parliamentary majority to the Socialist Party, one of the two largest Albanian political parties. The election marked the first change of power in the Kuvend (parliament) since 2005 – but more importantly, it yielded clear results which were accepted by all parties. Previous election results have been publicly contested.