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Jane Carter, July 2017 0

The highs and lows of working abroad

written with Bhavna Adhikari “Coming here is like having someone pick the lice out of your hair: you get so much relief!” My colleague Bhavna and I were sitting in a small office in the town of Dhading (some two hours’ drive from Kathmandu), listening to individuals who, as family members of migrants, have received

Jane Carter, October 2014 0
© Helvetas

Tackling youth employment in Albania

The week before last, I was in Albania. I remember back in the 1980s, Albania had an almost mythical aura – a closed land, physically right next door to Greece, but otherwise remote in every conceivable way. Its isolation only ended with the breakdown of communism in 1991 – the subsequent jostle for power between