Manchester Aid to Kosovo

Manchester Peace Park in Kosovo

A major thrust to complete the 22 acre Manchester Peace Park in Kosovo and resource all ages in the community with the FIRST park of its kind in the region.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from to

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1087178)




  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Environment/ConservationEnvironment/Conservation
  • Sports/RecreationSports/Recreation


  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • Older PeopleOlder People
  • Women & GirlsWomen & Girls
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)
  • OtherOther



Five cousins who survived the massacre of their family in Podujevë, Kosovo were brought to the UK by the British Army for treatment. They asked MAK to create the Manchester Peace Park in their home town in NE Kosovo. Much of MAK's work develops and resources this region focussing on education, recreation and the arts. Already completed: • Plan • Drainage • Planting of the 1 acre Peace Garden (trees and plants to the value of £30,000) • Paved arena • Woodland paths (with the support of United Nations Development Programme) • 3 children's play areas • Trim trail Awaiting completion: • Sports facilities (£12,000) • Perimeter fencing (£14,000) • Peace garden paths (£ 8,000) • Installation of art (£ 6,000) • Entrance (£ 2,000) • Seating (£ 3,000) • Community Centre (£15,000) Funds needed for completion: £60,000