Tropoja is located in the North of Albania. Harsh climate and mountainous landscape, lack of infrastructure, of roads and investments, as well fragile state institution makes life in area very difficult. People living in rural areas are very poor.
The purpose of the project is to improve living standards of family farmers of Tropoja community by increasing milk consumption, to increase income from the farm and increase farmer’s knowledge in cattle breeding and feeding. 25 Jersey heifers are donated to farmers families, through support of Heifer Netherlands, while 13 other families have benefited from passing on the gift. Heifer Albania supports the community with training and technical assistance.