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Korce, Korçë County, Albania / Health
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A loan helped to pay for a surgery for herself.
Raimonda is seeking your compassion and financial help to pay for a surgery that will be performed on her; the date has been already scheduled. Raimonda is 58 and a married mother of two grown-up children. They all live in a little town that before the Second World War was a swamp, which was drained as an attempt of the ruling Party of Labour of Albania to revitalize Albania's agriculture. The city flourished around a sugar factory built in 1951 through Soviet foreign aid, and sugar beets planted in the swamp turned into agricultural land. Eventually, the factory was closed in the 1990s, leading to significant unemployment in the city. Raimonda works in a bakery in the town for a monthly pay of $162, whereas her husband works with a taxing agency for a monthly pay of $345.