Changemakers - Fark Yaratanlar
Fark Yaratanlar

Changemakers

Meet Changemakers who choose to be part of the solution to an existing problem, who demonstrate an example for an active citizen, who create innovative solutions for a concrete and sustainable change, who make social contributions with measurable effects, and who inspire others with their stories.
Themes
Cities
Season
Social Justice
Child Brides Project

Child Brides Project Fights Early Marriage Tradition in Turkey

Social Justice
Nurcan Baysal

A Success Story Written From West To East

Social Justice
Lütfiye Kelleci Birer

Story Of The Effort To Make Obstacles Invisible

Social Justice
Süleyman Akbulut

Süleyman Akbulut played a significant role in the change of approach on disability from help-basis to rights-basis.

Social Justice
LİSTAG

LİSTAG was established in January 2008 in İstanbul as a civil society organization by the families of LGBTI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people.

Social Justice
Co-Pedal Association

Co-Pedal Association provides physical and social rehabilitation for the disabled and creates companionship among persons with and without disabilities through using tandem bikes.

Social Justice
DemGoodCoffee

DemGoodCoffee blends deaf and hearing-impaired culture with coffee culture

Social Justice
'Refugees', We Are, 'Neighbors' Solidarity Network

Solidarity through neighborhood

Civic Participation
Don’t Throw It Away! Get It Repaired, Let It Be A Hope for Children

Works to collect unused, broken, faulty, malfunctioning toys, repair them and get them to children in need and make the children happy...

Civic Participation
Center for Spatial Justice (MAD)

The Center is working on gathering urban planners, architects, social scientists, journalists to develop participatory urban planning and implementations that consider social, environmental and human rights.

Civic Participation
GÖZDER

Persons with Disabilities Fighting Against Discrimination

Civic Participation
Ati Youth and Sports Club Association

Ati Youth and Sports Club Association Creates Hope for Future of Youth in Hakkari

Civic Participation
Yuvarla Social Startup

Yuvarla.org initiative conducts projects in partnership with 15 different civil society organizations.

Civic Participation
Açık Radio

Ömer Madra, a radio programmer and writer, has launched Açık Radio (Open Radio) 20 years ago with 92 partners.

Civic Participation
Vote and Beyond

Vote and Beyond (Oy ve Ötesi) has been founded by Sercan Çelebi and his friends both to check these claims through the means of participatory democracy and to develop a sense of citizenship.

Environment
Gülcan Nitsch

Gülcan Nitsch Raises Awareness on Environment among Turkish Communities in Germany

Environment
Ahmet Yaraş

Ahmet Yaraş Fights to Protect the Ancient City of Allianoi

Environment
Good4Trust

Trust to Goodness

Environment
Şehrine Ses Ver

For more livable cities...

Education
Informal Learning Youth Center (YAŞÖM)

Informal Education Youth Center, YAŞÖM, was founded by a group of young people mentored by Hülya Denizalp in 2011.

Education
Kenan Zülaloğlu

Education For Young People with Hearing Impairments

Education
ÇABA-ÇAM

ÇABA-ÇAM proposes an alterative model to social inequality in early childhood education

Economic Development
Enver Özkahraman

Persons with Disabilities Are Fighting Against Discrimination

Economic Development
Basic Needs Association

Food Banking Association was established in 2010, under the leadership of entrepreneur Serhan Suzer, for the people who are unable to meet their basic needs.

Health
Arzu Kaykı

Arzu Kaykı Provides Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS

Health
RUSİHAK

Human Rights in Mental Health Initiative Makes a Difference with its Community Based Approach in Mental Health Care

Health
Robotel Turkey Association

Children reach their robohands with Robotel Turkey Association

Health
Otsimo

Quality education opportunity for children with autism

Health
Ertuğrul Sabah

Ertuğrul Sabah Developed Mobile Health Services for People with Mental Disabilities

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