Global Youth Service Day April 21-23!
To celebrate Global Youth Service Day, here are some inspiring pictures of...
The camp ‘TOKA JONË’ started yesterday which will be an unforgettable experience for all the...
TOKA is glad to have received the support of the US State Department through the Fulbright program. We are committed to...
DO YOU KNOW HOW TOKA STARTED?
Do you know how TOKA started?
Jehona, the Founder and Executive Director of TOKA decided to return from diaspora and...
WORKING ON GETTING KOSOVO AND IOWA YOUTH CLOSER TOGETHER!
Our colleague, Suzanne (currently in the US), is working on getting Kosovo and Iowa youth closer together through our...
APPLY FOR THE IOWA-KOSOVA EXCHANGE!
Are you a 10 or 11 grader from Gjakova (Hajdar Dushi Gymnasium) or a Peja Gymnasium who wants to travel to the United...
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A TEACHER COORDINATOR!
We are looking for a problem solver with experience in formal education and/or experiential education techniques...
TEACHER TRAINING AND MENTORING PROGRAM
Last week we had our first training with nearly 40 teachers on modern teaching techniques. This is training has been...
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PROJECT ASSISTANT!
To see the job description, click here - https://goo.gl/jdBhRk.
10 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR KOSOVAR YOUTH TO STUDY IN THE US!
Do you want to attend student-centered education and training programs in the US?
10 scholarships are being offered...
KOSOVO AND IOWA YOUTH GETTING CLOSER TOGETHER
Our colleague Suzanne is currently in the US, and through our sister-states youth exchange program is working on...
THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION PRAISES TOKA’S ACHIEVEMENTS!
At the core of our work is the education of youth and their empowerment, so that tomorrow they lead changes in Kosovo....
OUR E.D. SPEAKING AT EGENCIA’S ANNUAL EVENT!
Our Executive Director, Jehona Gjurgjeala, spoke how lessons learnt during her time at Egencia are helping her lead...
THANK YOU TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRISHTINA, WWF ADRIA AND UNE E DU KOSOVEN FOUNDATION FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
This year you have heard from us a lot about the Super-Volunteers, and how they are developing skills while designing...
END OF THE YEAR CELEBRATIONS
We started the year with the Super-Volunteers, and are ending it with them too. To celebrate their work done throughout...
OUR DIRECTOR JEHONA AT TOP SHOW
Our Director Jehona was invited to the TOP SHOW program to talk about the schools of tomorrow and how TOKA addresses...
DISCOVER THE WORK OF OUR SUPER-VOLUNTEERS
Would you like to know who the Super-Volunteers are and what they have done so far?
Through the short documentary...
TOKA MEETS ASPIRING TEACHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PRISTINA!
Yesterday we collaborated with the University of Prishtina – Faculty of Philology, Department of English, during...
TEACHERS ARE HEROINES AND HEROES!
Teachers are heroines and heroes! Through the ‘Program for Teacher Training and Mentoring’ we will train...
RADIO-TELEVISION OF KOSOVA FOLLOWED THE WORK OF SUPER-VOLUNTEERS!
We are very grateful of the IMAZH RTK team, who have followed the work of the Super-Volunteers in analyzing the park of...
TRAINING AND MENTORING PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS HAS STARTED
We have started our ‘Training and Mentoring Program for Teachers’!
Thank you to about 2000 applicants, and...
SIGNED A COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF PRISHTINA!
Today we signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Prishtina, focused on cooperation between our two...
SUPER-VOLUNTEERS CONTINUE IMPROVING GREEN PUBLIC SPACES
Last week the Super-Volunteers came together from all over Kosovo to continue working on their projects that aim to...
OUR DIRECTOR JEHONA AT THE MORNING EMISSION OF RTK
APPLY FOR THE TEACHER’S TRAINING AND MENTORING PROGRAM!
Are you a teacher and want to make your lessons more attractive to your studets?
Would you like to develop your...
THE SUPER-VOLUNTEERS CONDUCTED THE FUSHË-KOSOVA PARK ANALYSIS
Today the Super-Volunteers team that is working on improving the Fushë Kosova park, analysed the park, looked at...
CONGRATS DUA LIPA!
Congrats to our friend Dua Lipa for winning the MTV EMA 'Best new artist' award last week!
Dua was a special...
APPLY FOR THE DEMOCRACY WORKSHOPS!
Did you know that our civic education program, called 'Demos-Ti', has hosted more than 6000 students from more...
THE SUPER-VOLUNTEERS ON TV!
The Super-Volunteers were invited to talk about their work that has made the Gërmia Recreational Center a more...
THE SECOND GENERATION OF SUPER-VOLUNTEERS HAS STARTED!
Today we have officially started working with the second generation of Super-Volunteers! Youth groups from all over...
MEP ULRIKE LUNACEK VISITED OUR CIVIC EDUCATION PROGRAM ‘DEMOS-TI’!
Today we had the pleasure of having the vice-president of the European Parliament, Ms. Ulrike Lunacek, join our...
THANK YOU FULBRIGHT SPECIALIST DR.WEBSTER!
Yesterday we said goodbye to Dr. Nicole Webster, an expert on civic engagement and social change. Dr. Webster, with the...
TOKA PART OF THE D4D VOLUNTEERISM FAIR
Yesterday TOKA was part of the Volunteering Fair organized by Democracy for Development (D4D) in the center...
OUR FIRST SERVICE-LEARNING CONFERENCE!
Last week we attended the first Service-Learning conference in Central and Eastern Europe. It was a week full of...
OUR COOPERATION WITH KOSOVO'S ENGLISH TEACHER'S NETWORK!
Last week we had the pleasure to cooperate with the Kosova English Teachers' Network. We shared with them...
THE SUPER-VOLUNTEERS- YOUTH WHO CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIETY!
The Super-Volunteers are youth who contribute to their society through Service Learning. They have implemented small...
THE SUPER-VOLUNTEERS PROJECTS!
The Super-Volunteers have implemented small projects that have made the Gërmia Recreational Center a more...
HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE SUPER-VOLUNTEERS?
Have you heard of the Super-Volunteers? They are youth who contribute to their society through Service Learning. In...
HAVE YOU HEARD OF SERVICE LEARNING?
Have you heard of Service Learning? It is a pedagogical approach that integrates community service with instruction and...
ANOTHER EVS VOLUNTEER AT TOKA!
TOKA is glad to have another EVS volunteer join the team - welcome Vittoria! If you want to know how to become part of...
INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY MARKED!
Last week we marked International Democracy Day in partnership with the Parliament of Kosovo. We spent the day...
EDUCATION EMBOLDENS YOUTH TO CHASE THEIR DREAMS!
Education is not a tool for development - individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It...
THE 'DESIGN FOR NATURE' CAMP ENDED SUCCESSFULLY!
The 'DESIGN FOR NATURE' camp ended successfully! It was week filled with new friendships, a lot work,...
SERVICE LEARNING FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT!
One of the ways we at TOKA empower the youth of Kosovo is through Service Learning. These youth, by being part of...
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND AWARENESS!
Thank you Oxford Studio ELT for inviting us to work with your students in learning how to take care of the...
THE INTERNATIONAL CAMP ENDED SUCCESSFULLY!
Last week our International Camp ended successfully! Youth from Kosovo, the region, Europe, and North America explored...
SUMMER CAMPS APPLICATIONS CLOSED!
Yesterday, we have officially closed all TOKA Summer Camp applications for this year! Many were interested in our...
TOKA’S INTERNATIONAL CAMP STARTED LAST SATURDAY!
TOKA’s international camp started last Saturday! Youth from Kosovo, the region, Europe and North America are...
ERIKA TALKS ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE WITH TOKA!
TOKA’s camps are filled with fun, challenges that make you stronger, as well as learning and skills development,...
ENI SPEAKS ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE AT 'TOKA JONË' CAMP!
Last week the TOKA JONË camp ended successfully. Eni talks about her experience during the camp.
THE 'TOKA JONË' CAMP ENDED TODAY!
The ‘TOKA JONË‘ camp ended today. It was an amazing week, where the campists became closer to one...
TOKA RECEIVES FULBRIGHT PROGRAM SUPPORT!
THE CAMP 'TOKA JONË' STARTED YESTERDAY!
THE CAMP 'TOKA JONË' STARTED TODAY!
The camp'TOKA JONË' started today with the youth of Kosovo, Albania and other countries. We would like to...
THE CAMPISTS LEARNED TO MAKE VIDEOS, HERE'S ONE OF THEM!
During the previous TOKA camp, apart from the nature exploring and fun, the capmists also learned how to make videos-...
KOSOVARE SHARES HER EXPERIENCE CLIMBING THE ALPINE WALL!
Kosovare shares her experience climbing the alpin wall during a TOKA camp and how it helped her gain confidence. If you...
BECOME A SUPER-VOLUNTEER LIKE RREZON!
If you also want to become a super-volunteer like Rrezon, apply here for the 'DESIGN AND NATURE' camp...
THE GO WILD CAMP ENDED TODAY!
The 'Go-Wild' camp ended today. In this week full of nature exploration, the youth also learned how to...
THE RECREATIONAL CENTER OF GËRMIA IS NOW A MORE FUNCTIONAL SPACE!
The Super-Volunteers through their work have made the Recreational Centre of Gërmia a more functional space. They...
ANOTHER SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT WE ARE SUPPORTING IS THE CREATION OF THE OUTDOOR CLASSROOM IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL "TEUTA" IN GRASHTICË.
Another Service Learning project we are supporting is the creation of the outdoor classroom in the primary school...
TOKA CAMPS ARE FULL OF FUN AND KNOWLEDGE!
Behind the fun and educational TOKA camps there is a hard working team that plans every detail ahead. They are a great...
'GO-WILD' CAMP STARTED TODAY!
'GO-WILD' camp started today! The campers have ahead a week full of fun, learning and nature...
FIRST EVS VOLUNTEER IN TOKA
TOKA is glad to have its first EVS volunteer join the team - welcome Andrea! If you want to know how to become part of...
IN EVERY TOKA CAMP WE CREATE A CAMP SONG - THIS IS ONE OF THEM!
Here in TOKA we find safety, and we also share love
We remember the moments, even when time passes
'TOKA OUTREACH' SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED!
We have selected the scholarship winners of the ‘TOKA OUTREACH’ projects which will make possible for them...
'CHANGE-MAKERS' CAMP WAS A SUCCESS!
'CHANGE-MAKERS' camp was a success! It was a week full of new friendships, dreams, and working towards solving...
TOKA HOSTED THE SWEDISH AMBASSADOR IN KOSOVO YESTERDAY!
TOKA hosted the Swedish Ambassador in Kosovo yesterday. His excellency Henrik Nilsson visited the...
'CHANGE-MAKERS' CAMP HAS STARTED!
'CHANGE-MAKERS' Camp has started. Youth from Kosovo, Macedonia and Sweden are discussing and learning how to...
TOKA WAS IN KLANKOSOVA TODAY!
TOKA was in KlanKosova today. Jehona and Keka demonstrated some of the camps' activities together which are fun and...
TOKA SUPPORTS THE SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT 'MATH CORNER-LEARNING THROUGH THE GAMES!'
Another Service Learning project that we have supported is the 'Math Corner – Learning through games' in...
'TOKA TE TI' PROJECT. RENEA'S INTERVIEW IN KLAN KOSOVA
The 'TOKA te TI' project aims to identify and work with new leaders from rural places. Through many educational...
TOKA OUTREACH AND KOSOVAIDEAS OFFERING CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS!
Projekti 'TOKA te TI', së bashku me përkrahësit e TOKAs në...
CRITICAL THINKING DURING THE 'TOKA OUTREACH' PROJECT!
Take a pen and try to explain its function to a blind alien! What would you tell her? - This is one of the many...
THE SUPER-VOLUNTEERS ADDED A MAP TO ORIENTATE FUTURE CAMPERS!
TOKA's camps will take place in the Gërmia Recreational Center. The Super-Volunteers, as part of their service...
TOKA'S CAMPS ARE DESIGNED FOR YOUTH TO DEVELOP SKILLS WHILE HAVING FUN!
TOKA's camps are designed for youth to develop skills while having fun. Among other things, they learn how to work...
TOKA SUPPORTS 'THE SCIENCE AND CULTURE FAIR' PROJECT!
The Science and Culture Fair in Vushtrri is one of the service learning projects supported by TOKA. A group of youth...
30% OF TOKA CAMPERS BECOME SUPER-VOLUNETEERS!
In addition to fun and learning, camps are inspirational! 30% of TOKA campers become Super-Volunteers and give back to...
TOKA OUTREACH PROJECT ENDED THEIR SECOND MODULE!
TOKA OUTREACH project ended their second module. Youngsters of grade 7, 8 and 9 were trained to become educators and...
WE MADE IT – 20 CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MARGINALIZED YOUTH OF KOSOVO HAVE BEEN CROWDFUNDED!
We made it – 20 camp scholarships for marginalized youth of Kosovo have been crowdfunded. Thank you for the...
TOKA BRINGS TOGETHER A GROUP OF GIRL SCOUTS FROM USA AND AUSTRALIA!
It brought together - for the first time - a group of Girl Scouts from USA and Australia with their peers from Kosova....
GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY APRIL 21-23!
KËTË JAVË FILLUAM RRUGËTIMIN E ''TOKA TE TI''!
This week marks the beginning of the journey where the participants of “TOKA TE TI” will become...
A TV STORY ON SUPERVOLUNTEERS!
For a nice summary of the work done in Germia by the Supervolunteers, see the Klan Kosova report below (Albanian only).
SUPERVOLUNTEERS COMPLETED THE PROJECTS SUCCESSFULLY!
Supervolunteers completed the projects successfully!
In the last five days they worked in design, woodworking and...
GERMIA SUPERVOLUNTEERS - DAY 1 OF SPRING CAMP 2017
Germia Supervolunteers - Day 1 of Spring Camp 2017
OUR NEW EDUCATIONAL 'TOKA OUTREACH' PROJECT STARTED!
We have selected the educators for our new educational 'TOKA OUTHREACH' project, and have started the first...
'TOKA TE TI' EDUCATORS HAVE BEEN SELECTED!
These pictures have been taken during the selection of our new project TOKA TE TI educators, as well as during the...
FIRST MODULE OF OUR NEW EDUCATIONAL PROJECT 'TOKA OUTREACH' ENDED!
Last week we ended the first module of our new educational project 'TOKA OUTREACH'!
WORK AND FUN COUNTINUE!
Work and fun continue. Supervolunteers continue to prove their dedication by successfully completing their projects....
TOKA TURNED TWO YEARS OLD!
This weekend, TOKA turned two years old. We are still young, but we are growing up fast!
SUPERVOLUNTEERS MET AGAIN!
Supervolunteers met again this weekend, and finalised some projects that they will start implementing in the next few...
TODAY WE SIGNED THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH PRISHTINA MUNICIPALITY!
Today we signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Prishtina Municipality, which allows us to collaborate in many...
SUPER-VOLUNTEERS DESIGN THE GËRMIA RECREATIONAL CENTER LOGO!
During the weekend the super-volunteers gathered to discuss and select the logo of Gërmia Recreational Center, and...
BRAINSTORMING ON SERVICE LEARNING IDEAS!
Last Saturday, on February 11, we held an information session for service learning project proposals.
TOKA HAS STARTED ITS NEW PROJECT - GËRMIA SUPERVOLUNTEERS!
A group of 30 young people have committed to making improvements in Germia Youth Centre - and will learn, collaborate...
JEHONA GJURGJEALA TALKS ABOUT TOKA PROJECTS ON KLAN KOSOVA
TOKA ED, Jehona Gjurgjeala speaks in Klan Kosova morning show about new and upcoming TOKA programs (in Albanian only).
TOKA AND THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, SIGNED A COOPERATION AGREEMENT!
We are honored to announce that TOKA and the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST) signed a cooperation...
IOWA-KOSOVO YOUTH EXCHANGE IN 2017!
TOKA’s Executive Director, Jehona Gjurgjeala, spent a week in Iowa where she met key decision makers for the...
TOKA HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY ACCREDITED FOR EVS (EUROPEAN VOLUNTARY SERVICE)!
TOKA has been officially accredited for EVS (European Voluntary Service) program, which is an EU-funded...
JOHNSTON ROTARY CLUB HAS PLEDGED ONE SCHOLARSHIP FOR A JOHNSTON PARTICIPANT TO ATTEND TOKA INTERNATIONAL CAMP!
More good news from Iowa - the Johnston Rotary club has pledged one scholarship for a Johnston participant to attend...
TOKA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, JEHONA GJURGJEALA IS IN IOWA THIS WEEK!
What a great start to the Iowa week!
TOKA Executive Director, Jehona Gjurgjeala is in Iowa this week, to build...
MANY FRIENDSHIPS WERE CREATED DURING TOKA INTERNATIONAL CAMP!
This is what TOKA stands for!
Many friendships were created and many experiences were shared between youngsters from...
TOKA INTERNATIONAL CAMP FINISHED YESTERDAY!
TOKA International Camp finished yesterday, having created many new friendships for life, experiences never to forget...
CAMP ROBO - WHERE TECHNOLOGY MET NATURE - ENDED!!
Over 25 campers enjoyed learning about technology and nature.These are some moments from the last two days of the camp,...
ADVENTURE, ADRENALINE AND ENERGY AT THE CAMP 'AJRI'
The adventure, adrenaline and energy of the campists and the staff of Camp Ajri can be seen in these photos.
FIRST DAY OF CAMP 'AJRI'
Yesterday was the first day of the Camp 'Ajri'
The energy of the first campers for this summer's TOKA...
ALL DAY SCHOOLING - RESULTS
After 4 months of intensive work, here are some of the results - in numbers, as well as in smiling faces of children. A...
WE ARE IN THE LAST WEEK OF THE ALL-DAY SCHOOLING ACTIVITIES IN THE SCHOOLS "AFRIM GASHI", "FAIK KONICA" AND "MODEL"!
We are in the last week of the All-Day Learning activities in the schools “Afrim Gashi”,...
CELEBRATING EUROPE DAY
Celebrating Europe Day through a fun competition, food and friendship. We thank our special guests: the Minister of...
TOKAS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MEET HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE CHARLES
TOKAs Executive Director, Jehona Gjurgjeala had the honour to discuss with His Royal Highness Prince Charles about...
KOSOVO IN UNESCO
Look at who has noticed our project!
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'IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY...' - PERFORMANCE FOR DOKUFEST
Photos from the immersive performance, held in the woods of the Prizren Fortress. 15 teenagers transformed into weird...
THREE-DAY CAMP FOR PRISHTINA YOUTH
We made it! The participants were super happy with a rich program and experience, and were struggling to leave. We...
UNITED WORLD COLLEGES KOSOVA CAMP 2015
Some pictures of the UWC Kosova Summer Camp.
For Facebook click here!
SNOWBOARD INTENSIVE COURSE FOR GIRLS
How to become a tough snowboarder in one week!
Bredhove/Brezovice 9-15 April 2015.
With instructor Meriton...