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.
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Cities
Season
Social Justice
Accessible Film Festival

The festival has worked for equal access to the cultural life for everyone and touched thousands of lives of people with disabilities.

Social Justice
Hasan Kızıl (Life Mendel)

Hasan Kızıl initially made the walkers he designed for animals by breaking up wheeled paraphernalia he found at home like the toy car.

Social Justice
Sami Altunel

A New Door From İzmir Into A Different World

Social Justice
Lutfiye Kelleci Birer

Story Of The Effort To Make Disabilities Invisible

Social Justice
Galata Dialogue Association

Be Ready To Forget What You Know In The Pitch Dark

Social Justice
Umut Kosan

A Man Who Follows His Dreams

Social Justice
Engin Yilmaz

Series And Movies Are Available For Everyone With The Audio Description

Social Justice
Good Smells from the Kitchen

Good Smells From The Kitchen For People With Visual Impairments

Social Justice
Suleyman Akbulut

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

Social Justice
Engelsizkariyer.com

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

Social Justice
Duygu Kayaman

Duygu worked on the development of “My Dream Partner” application with the support of Turkcell that eases the access of visually impaired people to information.

Social Justice
Co-Pedal Association

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

Social Justice
Wheelchair Dance Project

A dance group of individuals with physical disability...

Civic Participation
Ercan Tutal

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

Civic Participation
Ahmet Besim Toker

Berrin Yıldız and Murat Sarikaya Promote Cultural Tourism in Cappadocia

Civic Participation
Rodin Alper Bingöl

Rodin Alper Bingöl Raises Awareness about Disability

Civic Participation
Özgür İnam

Özgür İnam Helps Children with Disabilities Sail for a Better Future

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
Open Istanbul

They Hit the Streets for an Accessible City

Civic Participation
K. Demirel Youth Association

Down Cafe Became The Light Of Hope For People With Disabilities

Civic Participation
Gulcin Kaya

Don't Hide Under The Blanket

Civic Participation
BuradaEngellendim.com

BuradaEngellendim.com Platform Fights Against The Architectural Barriers

Environment
Nurselen Toygar

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

Education
Talking Hands

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

Education
Kenan Zulaloglu

Education to Young People with Hearing Impairments

Education
Selma Yildiz

"Small Codas" Are Not Alone

Health
Otsimo

Quality education opportunity for children with autism

Social Justice
Bener Erkorur

Bener Erkorur Trains Athletes with Autism

Health
Ertugrul Sabah

Ertugrul Sabah Developed Mobile Health Services for People with Mental Disabilities

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