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
Özlem Öztürk

Özlem Öztürk Raises Awareness on Landmines among Children

Social Justice
Ömer Faruk Arınç

Disadvantaged Kids Are At Playhouse

Social Justice
Lütfiye Kelleci Birer

Story Of The Effort To Make Obstacles Invisible

Social Justice
Hülya Aydın

Life of A Determined Woman

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
Askıda Ne Var

A platform for enriching students’ education lives

Social Justice
Art On The Street Association

Art for everyone

Social Justice
Wheelchair Dance Project

A dance group of individuals with physical disabilities...

Civic Participation
Erol Hanlıgil

Erol Hanlıgil Gets Youth off Streets onto Basketball Courts

Civic Participation
Rodin Alper Bingöl

Rodin Alper Bingöl Raises Awareness about Disability

Civic Participation
Hakan Yücel (The Cycling Librarian)

The Cycling Librarian, combining the books gifted by volunteers and his professional skills, delivers the books to schools, classifying them according to the age groups and interests of the students, and taking into account the number of students.

Civic Participation
Mehmet Münir Cura

Athletes in Mardin are “running” to a better future

Civic Participation
K. Demirel Youth Association

Down Cafe Became The Light Of Hope For People With Disabilities

Civic Participation
Emre Dayıoğlu

Emre Dayıoğlu, aged 27, is a music teacher in Durmuş Yener Secondary School in Bayralar village of Elmalı, Antalya.

Civic Participation
Architecture for All Association

Architecture for All Association was established in 2011 for creating architectural and design solutions for socio-cultural problems in Turkey.

Civic Participation
Different Melodies of the Same Land

Different Melodies of the Same Land Choir is formed of students under the leadership of music teacher Ufuk Gökcan.

Environment
Play For Nature

"Play For Nature" Creates Nature Awareness Through Social Media

Education
Erhan Ağbaba

Erhan Ağbaba Helps Promote the Self-Esteem of Children

Education
Hacı Ormanoğlu

Hacı Ormanoğlu Empowers Children through After-School Programs

Education
Talking Hands

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

Education
Ali Nesin

Ali Nesin Makes Math a Loveable Subject for Students who Deem It Nightmare

Education
Kenan Zülaloğlu

Education For Young People with Hearing Impairments

Education
Zekeriya Ersoy

Zekeriya Ersoy Makes Education Accessible to Village Children

Education
Yusuf Çopur

Yusuf Çopur Cultivates Love of Reading in Children

Education
Mustafa Özarslan

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

Education
İsmail Gündüz

İsmail Gündüz Adapts Education to the Roma Children's Culture

Education
Hüseyin Parlak

Hüseyin Parlak Offers Lifelong Learning Programs for Çamlıdere Community

Education
Life In May Cooperative

Cooperation for a Better Education

Education
Abbas Türnüklü

"Negotiator Students" Make a Difference Solving Problems

Education
Melahat Aydın

Galloping for Girls’ Education in the Eastern Province of Muş

Education
Hakan Habip

Here Are The Science Heroes!

Education
Ergin Erenuluğ

Two Eggs Are Enough To Go To The Cinema And To Fight Against Obesity

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
Şenol Yıldız

After completing the projects ‘I am Touching Science, Having Fun and Learning’ and ‘My School is turning to a Science Center’, Şenol Yıldız is now travelling from village to village for his third project called ‘Let Science Enlight the Schools’.

Education
Ayça Arslan Ergül

Come On Friends, Let's Do Science

Education
Fatma Ayan

Turkey’s first open-air library has been opened with the efforts of Fatma Ayan, a teacher with 20 years of experience.

Education
SosyalBen Association

SosyalBen is a social responsibility association that helps children aged 7 to 13 and living in disadvantageous areas discover and improve their own social skills.

Education
Ahmet Naç

An idealist teacher, who recreated his classroom

Education
Living Museum

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

Education
ÇABA-ÇAM

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

Education
E-Bursum

A scholarship system more fair and accessible for university students

Education
Refreshment University

The first university of Turkey for students over 60 years old

Economic Development
Karabiga Women's Cooperative

Visionary Women of Karabiga

Health
Türksel Dülgergil

Çoruh Türksel Dülgergil Keeps Kids Healthy Preventing Tooth Decay

Health
Tics and Tourette Syndrome Volunteers of Turkey

A support mechanism for families, a common platform for sharing experiences

Health
Leyla'dan Sonra

Leyla'dan Sonra realizes the dreams of children who undergo medical treatment

Health
Ertuğrul Sabah

Ertuğrul Sabah Developed Mobile Health Services for People with Mental Disabilities

Education
Fatih Küçük - The Cartoon Mill

Fatih Küçük continues to shape the future of children and bring them together with art thanks to his contributions to cartoon and art education.

Social Justice
Yağmur Özgür Güven – Anti-Vivisection Association

Yağmur Özgür Güven continues to work in Anti-Vivisection Association, of which she has been among the founders since 2019.

Education
Suat Arı – Everyone in This Village Is Athlete

Suat Arı, who introduced 120 students, 45 of whom were girls, to 14 different branches such as bocce, dart, softball, baseball, field hockey, cricket, rugby, flag football, and orienteering and made them become licensed athletes.

Education
Halil Bağış – Stellar Lab

Halil Bağış founded the Stellar Lab, the first digital astronomy library in Turkey, with the philosophy of "Astronomy for Everyone".

Education
Gamze Elibol - Culture, Art and Education Center for People With Disabilities of Turkey

Elibol, who so far has performed 500 plays and eight musicals on many different social issues such as traffic accidents to violence against women, meets the educational and medical needs of more than 120 disabled girls with all the income from these shows.

Seda Fırın - Kekele TV

Ferda Salık – Diyarbakır’s Cultural Ambassadors

Erdinç Erdem Bakkal - A Spark of Science in Şırnak

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