SOCIAL COHESION AND EMPOWERMENT PROJECTS
The project aims to identify the problems experienced by approximately 35 thousand immigrants registered in Sakarya and to help on their urgent needs, as well as to strengthen the harmony between immigrant and local communities in Sakarya. In line with this goal, various actors and stakeholders will be included in the process with a holistic approach.
Discover, Play, Share project aims to promote educational & social cohesion and ensure the wellbeing of Turkish and Refugee children / children under temporary protection.
In the “Let’s Discover!” project which came to life with the support of Swiss Embassy, we aimed to support the development of educational and social cohesion between children from Syria and Turkey .
Developing the skills of youth, who have been left out of the school system or have failed to attain a profession, for their employment; after connecting youth and local employment opportunities, maintaining their participation in employment; and prevention of youth unemployment, have been targeted.
Within the scope of the project implemented with the support of International Medical Corps and partnership of Kucukcekmece Municipality, it has been aimed that the Syrian families who were forced to flee their country due to the war and their children socialise with the local people.
Following the coup attempt on July 15th, 2016 which was prevented by the Turkish public civil and unarmed in a such a heroic way, as Genc Hayat Foundation we formed Children of July 15th Martyrs: Star Kids of Turkey Project.
Within the scope of the project, it has been aimed that both the example of England, where the best applications of the youth being involved in decision making processes take place, and its application in Turkey are evaluated.
Genç Hayat Foundation has been having regular visits to the site of the accident since the mine disaster happened, according to detailed evaluations, an action plan has been created that addresses the needs of these people.
Kentin dönüşümünün ve gündelik hayatının, kentte yaşayanların hikâyeleri üzerinden araştırılması ve keşfedilmesi için hazırlanmış bir sözlü tarih ve kent kültürü/tarihi projesidir.
The project vas implemented to raise awareness in the community and among NGOs in order to make them concentrate on the domestic violence subject. to draw attention of NGOs and the roof organizations to the subject and be able to discuss the subject in civil society in a more efficient and visible manner, and to provoke law and policy makers to fill the gaps in the law which does not barely interdict violence against children through advocacy activities.
The project has been implemented to improve the communication between parents and teachers.
Educational system is not sufficently supporting and activating youth development in terms social responsibilities.
Adolescence is a period of getting to know oneself, developing an identity, life philosophy and future planning. Conflicts arise from the dynamics of the individual developments of this period. Young people are in the need of expressing themselves, of being recognized as an individual, of being accepted and supported during this time.