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Why do natural building and volunteering make sense together?

We are all Made out of Mud Training course Kosovo, Bozevce, 20th – 30th of September 2022 This training course will gather 28 youth workers interested in organising volunteering projects in natural buildings for 10 days in small village Bozevce in Kosovo. Participants of this training course should come from Slovenia, France, Serbia, Turkey, Kosovo,…

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Introduction to Permaculture Design

GAIA @ MANIFESTA 27th and 28th of August 2022 BRICK FACTORY / CIGLLANA / PRISHTINA This workshop is open for 20 participants who are: Concerned about the state of planet and society Interested in holistic approach and nature-based solutions Curious about what permaculture is and what kind of solutions can be designed In short, permaculture…

Stories from the ground

GAIA @ MANIFESTA 14

With the support of GIZ K, during Manifest 14 GAIA will organize four educational workshops in Brick Factory in Prishtina. 19th and 20th of August – Introduction to traditional carpentry and woodwork (building of compost toilets) – 10 participants the call for participants>>> https://www.gaiakosovo.org/2022/08/09/call-for-participants-traditional-carpentry/ 27th and 28th of August – Introduction to permaculture – 20…

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.

International long-term voluntary services in Halle & surrounding with Friedenskreis Halle e.V.

For several years, our partner organisation Friedenskreis Halle e.V. has been organizing long-term international voluntary services. In the process of hosting international volunteers in Germany they operate as coordinatingorganization. In order to realize the program they cooperate with different sending organizations from abroad and with different places of assignment in Halle and surrounding. They host…

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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Introduction to Permaculture Design

GAIA @ MANIFESTA 27th and 28th of August 2022 BRICK FACTORY / CIGLLANA / PRISHTINA This workshop is open for 20 participants who are: Concerned about the state of planet and society Interested in holistic approach and nature-based solutions Curious about what permaculture is and what kind of solutions can be designed In short, permaculture…

Call for participants – traditional carpentry

2-day workshop at Brick Factory during Manifesta 19. – 20.8.2022 We are looking for 10 young people from anywhere in Kosovo who are interested in traditional and eco-construction, and who would like to get skills in carpentry. This workshop is also part of Manifesta 14 and will take place at the Brick Factory in Prishtina,…

GAIA @ MANIFESTA 14

With the support of GIZ K, during Manifest 14 GAIA will organize four educational workshops in Brick Factory in Prishtina. 19th and 20th of August – Introduction to traditional carpentry and woodwork (building of compost toilets) – 10 participants the call for participants>>> https://www.gaiakosovo.org/2022/08/09/call-for-participants-traditional-carpentry/ 27th and 28th of August – Introduction to permaculture – 20…

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