Country Profile: Albania


Albania is fast becoming one of the world’s most interesting getaways, however, it only has one airport in Tirana (Rinas Mother Teresa), the Capital of the nation. It is in the heart of the Mediterranean, on the Adriatic and Ionian Seas.

3.5 million people live in Albania with the majority being Muslim. The nation is a source country for women and girls trafficked for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor.

The church throughout Albania is quite segregated with only 0.3% of the population evangelical. The NLI network partner with David & Valbona Pennoyer equipping the next generation of leaders. One of the key aspects is working with the ‘United Youth for Christ’ youth movement who are more concerned about the Kingdom than church politics.

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