Doing long term volunteering in Germany (Leotrime from Kosovo)

Volunteering with Friedenskreis Halle e.V. was more than just being abroad and working in one place of assignment. The whole experience was a learning process. It was a process of growing personally and professionally. This experience has helped me become more independent, more organized, self-confident, it has even changed my approach towards various things. No…

Open letter regarding illegal landfill in Brezovica ski resort

To the responsible institutions, media, NGOs and international donors Regarding illegal landfill in Brezovica ski resort in Sharr Mountain National Park   GAIA, European Voluntary Service volunteers and young people from the Balkans want to express their resentment and frustration regarding the existence of an illegal landfill in Ski center Brezovica within the Territory of…

Summer workcamp program in Kosovo

This year we have some very interesting and diverse workcamps for people interested to volunteer in Kosovo, as well as youth exchanges for those who want to learn more and to experience local culture and challenges people face here. All programs are for free and accommodation and food are provided. Additionally, travel costs for 3…

Magic…Voices of Plemetina

If you didn’t realize yet: our project Magic Hands consist of two parts. Currently, we are in Plemetina, Kosovo, where we are documenting handicrafts of Roma women, but a month ago, another group of volunteers explored a different world. We spent two weeks in Tavankut, in Vojvodina, with the community of Bunjevci. We had the…