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.
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Civic Participation
Zahit Mungan – Chasing the Kite

Zahit, who combines local figures and motifs with the kites, organizes workshops so that children can also learn how to make a kite.

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
Pozy

Pozy, which aims to only provide happy news, presents the news to the reader after filtering them through its emotional analysis system.

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
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
Midnight Library

A new model of library open to reader’s participation

Civic Participation
Whole Surplus

A social entrepreneurship that aims to minimize food waste

Civic Participation
Map of Needs

Map of Needs: Evoking the solidarity feeling in the society

Civic Participation
Dogruluk Payi

Dogruluk payi

Civic Participation
Yuvarla Social Startup

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

Civic Participation
Acik Radio

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

Civic Participation
Vote and Beyond

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

Civic Participation
Ayfer Dogan

Denizli Foster Care Association Chairperson Ayfer Doğan works in the area of foster care since 17 years.

Civic Participation
Emre Dayioglu

Emre Dayioglu, aged 27, is a music teacher in Durmus Yener Secondary School in Bayralar village of Elmali, 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 Gokcan.

Civic Participation
BuradaEngellendim.com

BuradaEngellendim.com Platform Fights Against The Architectural Barriers

Civic Participation
Ummiye Kocak

A Woman With the Spirit of Afife Jale: Ummiye Kocak

Civic Participation
Ozlem Arman

Let's Be Happy For The Children In Hospital

Civic Participation
Irfan Neziroglu

Turkish Parliament Makes A Difference With “Stop Wasting” Project

Civic Participation
K. Demirel Youth Association

Down Cafe Became The Light Of Hope For People With Disabilities

Civic Participation
Rasim Uyan

Big Environmental Action In A Barber Shop

Civic Participation
Cinardibi Cultural Center

A Cultural Center At The Heart Of A Quarter

Civic Participation
YouthBank

Youth Makes A Difference By Receiving Grants From YouthBank

Civic Participation
Gulcin Kaya

Don't Hide Under The Blanket

Civic Participation
Disaster Relief Interpreters

Life-Saving Interpreters

Civic Participation
Aysegul Guzel

IZEV Provides Employment Opportunities To Youth With Down Syndrome

Civic Participation
Mehmet Munir Cura

Athletes in Mardin are “running” to a better future

Civic Participation
Young Voices of Ercis

Van and Ercis through the Eyes of the Youth

Civic Participation
GOZDER

Persons with Disabilities Fighting Against Discrimination

Civic Participation
IZEV - Down Cafe

The first Changemaker of our 3rd season is the Istanbul Foundation for People with Mental Disabilities (IZEV), which provides employment opportunities to youth with Down syndrome.

Civic Participation
Ati Youth and Sports Club Association

'Bee-like' Entrepreneurs Are On Their Way

Civic Participation
Open Istanbul

They Hit the Streets for an Accessible City

Civic Participation
Seda Sevin

Seda Sevin Helps Low-Income Children Achieve Success in Sports

Civic Participation
Serhat Enyuce

Serhat Enyuce Gets Children off Streets onto Ice Hockey

Civic Participation
Özgür İnam

Özgür İnam Helps Children with Disabilities Sail for a Better Future

Civic Participation
Selim Cavus

Inspired by a think tank in the United States, Cavus established the "Thought Association" in Istanbul in 2007.

Civic Participation
Ercan Tutal

Ercan Tutal Makes a Difference in the Lives of People with Disabilities

Civic Participation
Itir Erhart

Itir Erhart Runs to Raise Money for Youth, Education, and Disability Projects

Civic Participation
Alper Kaya

Alper Kaya Strives to Raise Public Awareness about ALS and Help Patients

Civic Participation
Melek Erman Koni

Melek Erman Koni Helps Rural Women Adapt to City Life in Istanbul

Civic Participation
Ahmet Besim Toker

Berrin Yıldız and Murat Sarikaya Promote Cultural Tourism in Cappadocia

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

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