Changemakers - Fark Yaratanlar
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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
Cavidan Yılmaz

Cavidan Yılmaz Advocates the Women Rights in the Northern City of Trabzon

Social Justice
Nurcan Baysal

A Success Story Written From West To East

Social Justice
Engelsizkariyer.com

Mehmet Kızıltaş, who is aware of the obstacles to disabled people’s participation in employment, created www.engelsizkariyer.com website in 2005.

Civic Participation
Ahmet Besim Toker

Ahmet Besim Toker Helps Families with Members that Have Disabilities

Civic Participation
İZEV - Down Cafe

İstanbul Foundation for People with Mental Disabilities (İZEV) provides employment opportunities to youth with Down syndrome.

Civic Participation
K. Demirel Youth Association

Down Cafe Became The Light Of Hope For People With Disabilities

Civic Participation
Doğruluk Payı

Doğruluk Payı has been analyzing the statements and claims of politicians on a daily basis and follows the rate of realization of the election promises.

Education
Gültekin Yazgan

Gültekin Yazgan Creates Libraries for People with Visual Impairments

Education
Talking Hands

Pelin Baykan who has learnt Turkish Sign Language voluntarily, started a social initiative called “Talking Hands”.

Education
Dilek Livaneli

Dilek Livaneli is a teaching profession since 13 years, the last 6 years of which were in Kumköy Primary School in Samsun.

Education
Living Museum

Turkey's first applied open-air museum: Living Museum

Economic Development
Tara Hopkins

Tara Hopkins Empowers Women While Protecting the Environment

Economic Development
Şengül Akçar

Şengül Akçar Developed the First Women's Micro-Credit Program in Turkey

Economic Development
Bedriye Berber Engin

Bedriye Berber Engin and other women villagers started to sell their products in the local bazaars.

Economic Development
Cafer Yüksel

Cafer Yüksel Leads the Forest Villagers' Cooperative Movement in Turkey

Economic Development
Zeliha Serin

Zeliha Serin Contributes to Local Economy Utilizing Women Capital

Economic Development
Selma Demirelli

Selma Demirelli Empowers Women to Economic Independence

Economic Development
Meral Kekeçoğlu

‘Bee-like’ Entrepreneurs are On Their Way

Economic Development
Enver Özkahraman

Persons with Disabilities Are Fighting Against Discrimination

Economic Development
Vakıflı Köyü Kooperatifi

Women Develop The Only Armenian Village In Turkey

Economic Development
Tire Milk Cooperative

Tire Milk Cooperative Makes a Difference in the Lives of People in Tire

Economic Development
Bedriye Hülya

B-Fit Sports Center Encourages Women to Become Entrepreneurs

Economic Development
Ödemiş Women's Cooperative

They Weave Their Future With Silk

Economic Development
Karabiga Women's Cooperative

Visionary Women of Karabiga

Economic Development
Leyla Karabulut

Leyla Karabulut supported social participation of women living in a city opportunities are limited.

Economic Development
Mustafa Bektaş

Nallıhan Tourism Volunteers Association was established in 2005 under the leadership of Mustafa Bestaş in Nallıhan, a historical and natural district of Ankara, in order to protect, improve, determine and market the touristic, cultural and natural values of the district.

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.

Economic Development
Boğatepe Environment and Life Association

An exemplary model for rural development

Health
İlayda Eskitaşçıoğlu - We Need to Talk

İlayda who founded “We Need to Talk” platform in Ankara at the end of 2016, which operates in İstanbul now, continues to work all around Turkey.

Social Justice
Accessible Everything

Accessible Everything continues its activities with the motto of “If there is accessibility, there is no disability”.

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