Meet Sosyal Zincir – A vision to reconnect shattered economies and communities in the earthquake region

The earthquake region used to be the star of Turkiye’s agriculture. But on February 6th, the devastating twin earthquakes changed life as we knew it in these regions forever. In the face of this tragedy, we united with our partner, I4D to launch an incredible initiative: Sosyal Zincir. Born from a vision to reconnect shattered…

Updates from the earthquake region – thank you for going above and beyond

Sometimes the words are not enough to express our gratitude to you, our community, for going above and beyond to support the earthquake region. Your kindness, and generosity had already reached 1.7 million individuals and gave them something incredible – hope. This hope is a foundation for rebuilding lives from the rubble, for finding the strength to stand once again, and for envisioning a brighter tomorrow. Your…

Basketkoy – a Sanctuary of Hope.

Earthquakes leave psychological scars that are often overlooked in the immediate rush to provide basic needs. As TPF, our strategy includes addressing these invisible scars. After earthquakes, it’s often hard to find hope. Team sports like basketball play an important role in rebuilding community ties. They provide a form of therapy, helping children and everyone else…

TPF Impact in the Earthquake Region

Our collective impact in the earthquake region has been transformative. We’ve touched the lives of over 1.7 million individuals, allocated $10.1 million in grants, and stood alongside 65+ NGOs. This is the strength of our shared purpose. We’re proud of the progress we have made but we know that the journey ahead is long and that our commitment to these communities must remain unwavering.…

Sinemasal Academy: Bringing Magic to Life

In Samandağ, Hatay, the echoes of a devastating earthquake linger. Each person carries the weight of loss. Homes, loved ones, jobs, cherished possessions – the earthquake claimed them all. Yet amidst the rubble, a community rises, bound by strength and hope. Each movie night, each burst of laughter becomes a path to healing and resilience. This transformation? It’s powered by your generosity and our partner, Sinemasal. Together, we’re reigniting…

The Heart ofAnatolia: Updates from the Earthquake Region

This past summer, I had the opportunity to visit the earthquake region and witness the ongoing recovery firsthand. My trip to Hatay and Iskenderun with my 17-year-old son revealed the enduring pain, even seven months later. The survivors continue to grapple with their new normal. Large swathes of the cities remain in ruins. Survivors, primarily residing in container…