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
Health
Theodora Giggle Doctors

Visit children receiving long-term treatment in hospital and make them laugh, taking them out of the hospital environment...

Social Justice
Senem Gül

Senem Gül Encourages Women Participation in Social and Economic Life

Social Justice
Ömer Faruk Arınç

Disadvantaged Kids Are At Playhouse

Social Justice
Abdullah Oskay

Abdullah Oskay worked with children and young people raised under similar conditions. Together with his friends, he established Hayat Sende Youth Academy Association in 2007.

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
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
Rasim Uyan

Big Environmental Action In A Barber Shop

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.

Environment
Gülcan Nitsch

Gülcan Nitsch Raises Awareness on Environment among Turkish Communities in Germany

Environment
Lisinia Nature

Within the scope of the Lisinia project, plants indigenous to the region’s nature were started to be produced at the villages near Burdur. In this way, the local people were both introduced to new products and continuing to farm without disrupting the natural balance.

Environment
Ahmet Yaraş

Ahmet Yaraş Fights to Protect the Ancient City of Allianoi

Environment
Nurselen Toygar

This Week's Changemaker; Nurselen Toygar Mobilizes Turkey to Raise Awareness on Environment and Persons with Disabilities

Environment
Güven Eken

Güven Eken Takes 'Green' into Account in Turkey

Environment
Hayrettin Karaca & Nihat Gökyiğit

Hayrettin Karaca and Nihat Gökyiğit Don't Let Turkey Become a Desert

Environment
Play For Nature

"Play For Nature" Creates Nature Awareness Through Social Media

Environment
Seferihisar Cittaslow

Capital of Slowness: Seferihisar

Environment
Çağan Şekercioğlu

A scientist chasing the nature...

Environment
Good4Trust

Trust to Goodness

Environment
Earth Association

Sustainable, ecological, joyful living

Environment
Mediterranean Conservation Society

The guardians of Mediterranean

Education
Adnan Çelik

Adnan Çelik Promotes Youth Development in Diyarbakır

Education
Mustafa Özarslan

Mustafa Özarslan Designs 'Super Classes' to Improve Quality in Education

Education
Göktül Bakdık

The Children Of Imprisoned Women Saw The Light Beyond The Rain

Education
Another School is Possible

Another School Is Possible

Education
Ahmet Naç

An idealist teacher, who recreated his classroom

Economic Development
Mustafa Sarı

Mustafa Sarı became the protector of the endangered fish in the Lake Van

Economic Development
Tara Hopkins

Tara Hopkins Empowers Women While Protecting the Environment

Economic Development
Victor Ananias

Victor Ananias Works for a More Ecologically Balanced Turkey

Economic Development
Fasla Anter Alp

Fasla Anter Alp Offers a New World for Women in Kızıltepe, Mardin

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
Boğatepe Environment and Life Association

An exemplary model for rural development

Health
Ayhan Tokgöz

Ayhan Tokgöz Offers Health Services to Communities in Need

Health
Arzu Kaykı

Arzu Kaykı Provides Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS

Health
The Hope Foundation to Children with Cancer

Founded in 2000, The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV) develops many different projects for children diagnosed with cancer.

Health
Kamil Çetin Oraler

Kamil Ç. Oraler is a microbiologist with Ph.D. and established Kadıköy Health and Education Center Foundation (KASEV) with other volunteers in 1986.

Civic Participation
Fixers Club

Fixers Club has repaired 60 streets in different cities of Turkey with more than 1,000 volunteers with the motto of "to repair, to produce and to share".

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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