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Bozevce volunteering program – 2021

Since spring 2017, GAIA Kosovo started to be present in Bozevce village. After the initial renovation and preparation of the place, the first volunteers arrived in 2018. The idea of the program is the creation of a permaculture educational space, which will be the permaculture learning and practicing point for Kosovo and the Balkan region.…

Last calls for participants

Open Call for Volunteers – Workcamp “Rivers of Sharr Mountain”

Serbian and Albanian bellow Štrpce/Shtërpcë, August 18-28th 2021 This summer, GAIA is organizing a ten-day workcamp focused on rivers: Rivers of Sharr Mountain workcamp will gather 10-15 volunteers in Štrpce/Shtërpcë, Kosovo, from August 18th to August 28th 2021. Local and international volunteers will be involved in two types of activities: clean-up actions focused on the…

Stories from the ground

A One Day Festival to Celebrate Art

A One Day Festival to Celebrate Art Mitrovica, Kosovo – 4 June 2021  In the old Craft Center of Mitrovica, just behind the Balkan sweet-shop, there is a little colorful yard with two tall trees making shade during these hot summer days. It’s in this place that the volunteers of the Mitrovica program of GAIA…

Volunteering opportunities

GAIA organises and send volunteers to short term voluntary projects, commonly known as ‘workcamps’ and long term voluntary projects through different programs such as European Solidarity Corps or Weltwärts. A short term voluntary project is a unique form of volunteering, bringing together people from different countries, cultures and backgrounds to live and work together with local communities for a period of two to three weeks. A long term volunteering can last between 2 and 12 months. Though ESC program young people from Kosovo can take part in volunteering activities in any country of the EU, while Weltwärts program offers projects only in Germany. GAIA also hosts volunteers for short or long term periods in different programs around Kosovo. For more information get in touch with us.

EVS Opportunities in Switzerland

GAIA Kosovo is happy to announce several amazing long term volunteering opportunities in Switzerland, starting in August or September 2021. GAIA Kosovo can be a sending organizations only for: young people from 18 until 30 years old citizens of Kosovo haven’t done an EVS project yet (except up to 2 months) You can find more…

Slava ceremony in Draganac Monastery: A time to unite and celebrate

Draganac Monastery is this kind of place that you cannot describe with one sentence. The moment I arrived there, I felt different vibrations, between relaxation, spirituality and excitement. I arrived there on a Saturday afternoon to help settling the workcamp that GAIA Kosovo and the brotherhood of Draganac organize every year for Slava, a celebration…

Our main programs

GAIA has five main programs related to social and environmental justice, education and peace. We are present in Gracanica with educational program in Roma mahalla, in Mitrovica with environmental peace building program, and in Bozevce with permaculture program. Climate change program and volunteering program cover the whole territory of Kosovo and beyond.

SCI Workcamps

Volunteering all over Kosovo and the world

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Imaginatorium

Educational program in Roma mahalla in Gracanica

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Peacebuilding program

in Mitrovica with local partners

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Permaculture

Education and volunteering program in Bozevce

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Our Partners and Donors

Creating educational and empowering programs like ours requires a lot of resources. A significant part of the support that allows our work to happen comes from diverse donor organizations. Thank you especially to our strategic donors, who help us develop innovative programs for Kosovo people.

European Union Office in Kosovo
Balkan Green Foundation
INDEP
KCSF
Norwegian Embassy
Swiss Embassy Kosovo
French Embassy Kosovo
Erasmus+

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A One Day Festival to Celebrate Art

A One Day Festival to Celebrate Art Mitrovica, Kosovo – 4 June 2021  In the old Craft Center of Mitrovica, just behind the Balkan sweet-shop, there is a little colorful yard with two tall trees making shade during these hot summer days. It’s in this place that the volunteers of the Mitrovica program of GAIA…

A green lung in the heart of the city

A green lung in the heart of the city Since the team of the “Social Space for Deconstruction” opened the place in October 2020 in the old and quiet “Qendra Zejtare” (crafts center) of the city of Mitrovica, one of the priorities has been to revitalize the area, once a dynamic place that slowly became…

THIRRJE PER VULLNETARË/E LOKAL/ POZIV ZA LOKALNE VOLONTERE/ CALL FOR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS

THIRRJE PER VULLNETARË/E LOKAL/ POZIV ZA LOKALNE VOLONTERE/ CALL FOR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS (SHQ)THIRRJE PER VULLNETARË/E LOKAL Programi i GAIA Kosovo në Mitrovicë po kërkon katër vullnetarë/e për me ju bashku ekipës së Hapësinës Shoqnore për Dekonstruksion (SSD), duke fillu prej muajit gusht 2021. Disa fjalë rreth Hapësinës shoqnore për dekonstruksion dhe GAIA-ën Misioni i GAIA-ës…

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