Teachers of Darussafaka

Your support to Darussafaka Society provides hundreds of disadvantaged children quality education thus a chance to excel in life. Meet Samuel Atchley, one of Darussafaka Society’s English teachers to learn how it feels like to be with those children. Mr. Samuel Atchley works at Darüşşafaka as an English teacher. This year he teaches 10th and…

Make a Wish!

Why did you decide to give up your birthday? Birthdays are about sharing, giving and receiving happiness, love and joy. In October 2015, I was planning to organize a Halloween Birthday Party with my family and friends. About two weeks before my birthday, we were all shaken by the bombing in my hometown, Ankara, as…

Empowering Youth Since 2002

Few years ago, a group of teenagers did something remarkable, something many of us never bothered or considered before. They tried to imagine the difficult conditions of young people in juvenile detention centers. They pictured themselves growing behind the bars and tried to comprehend spending years in an enclosed space. They understood that finding a…

Entrepreneurship + Innovation Summit

Four hours. Seven amazing panelists. Two inspirational keynote speakers. Many priceless advice on being true to yourself, taking risks, and creating positive impact. Countless business leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and young professionals gathered under one roof. All inspired and motivated to make a change. And that’s not all. Hundreds of equal opportunities will be created with…

Happy Birthday Ezgi!

Here is another birthday and another generous individual who asked nothing but donations from her family and friends to make an impact in Turkey. Melody Ezgi Gulcan used her birthday past Fall to raise money for educational opportunities. With matching gifts from her employer, Ezgi’s birthday wish turned into a reality as she raised enough…