KAÇUV is working on a program to support the families of children with cancer which benefits 2,000 mothers and fathers who need support in understanding their children’s illness and how to cope with it.
Fundación MAPFRE has been contributing to project development for several years in the country. Currently, it gives support to four initiatives in Istanbul and other locations. Turkey is situated on the Anatolia peninsula in Asia and in the Balkan region of Thrace in Europe. This privileged position straddling two continents has made the country a crossroads of cultures and a bridge between East and West. The country, a regional power on a large scale, has been a candidate for membership of the European Union since 2005.
The TEV (Turkish Educational Foundation) is developing a scholarship program to support the education of 71 students in Turkey through financial support.
Private Anatolian Vocational High School subsidizes the tuition of Furkan Sahín, a 17-year-old student who, in spite of the good results in his studies, does not have the financial means to pay for the last year of school.
The Darüşşafa Society has taken responsibility for covering the nutritional expenses of 55 under-14 year olds who are boarders at schools in Darüşşafaka, Turkey.