Blerim Cerkini Blerim Cerkini, Former Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, Kosovo Blerim Cerkini’s stories Kosovo: Streetlights pave the way for brighter future Life was scary on the dark streets of Kodra in northern Kosovo. As the sun set in this multi-ethnic neighborhood of Mitrovica, children would scatter, afraid of what might hide behind the corner. Internships build hope for Kosovan youth For 20-year-old Albana Konjuhi from Kosovo, interning paved the way to success in the future job market. Kosovo: Enough living in the camps “Life in the camps was terrible for my family and all who lived there” said Rifat Sulejmani, a former refugee in Mitrovica, Kosovo. Kosovo: A life-changing project for a Roma community Ramadan Sahiti is a 37-year-old Roma farmer from the village of Koshare/Košare in southern Kosovo. Kosovo: Coming home after more than 11 years of displacement After 11 years of living in the lead-contaminated internally-displaced person (IDP) camps of Cesmin Lug and Osterode near North Mitrovica, Kosovo, the first wave of 50 Kosovo Roma families are resettling into their former neighborhood of Roma Mahalla in the city of South Mitrovica.