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Let’s run for children

Shall we run together for children in the Istanbul Half Marathon, which will be held virtual on March 27-28 and physical on April 4? It doesn't matter where you are, you can join the marathon from wherever you want with virtual running. Take your place in the charity...

Turn your Valentine’s Day gift into happy moments for children

Sharing is one of the best way to show your love. On this Valentine's Day, support children's well-being and increase the love and happiness!#HappyMomentsForChildren In our Child and Youth Center in Balat, we have individual and group therapy sessions with children...

Turn your new year’s gift into Happy Moments For Children!

Happy Moments For Children In our Child and Youth Center in Balat, we have individual and group therapy sessions with children who need psychosocial support so that children spend happy moments and have imprints of happiness, instead of scars of trauma. In these 11...
Suggestions For Parents For The Days We Experience Social Distancing

Suggestions For Parents For The Days We Experience Social Distancing

In these days that require social distancing, children spend their time at home with their parents. Parents are facing a major responsibility on top of their daily routine with the transfer of approximately 8 hours of childcare normally offered by schools on every...

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Anxiety Management for Children and Parents

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Anxiety Management for Children and Parents

Our children will remember the panic and anxiety felt about coronavirus, more than any other detail, (Covid-19) in the family environment. Our children learn how to respond to stress and uncertainty by following our approaches and reactions to situations and events....

Maya Vakfi launches new report on Trauma Informed Schools in Turkey!

Maya Vakfi launches new report on Trauma Informed Schools in Turkey!

Maya Vakfı (Foundation) has released its flagship report on the results of their Trauma Informed Schools program. Since 2017 the program has been carried out in Turkish public schools with the cooperation of the Ministry of National Education and the General...

New Term at Trauma-Informed Schools

New Term at Trauma-Informed Schools

The term of the exclusivity agreement signed in 2016 with the Turkish Ministry of Education’s General Directorate of Lifelong Education has been extended for another year. Following the pilot program implemented as part of the agreement in four provisional training...

Our volunteers are growing in number!

The last training within the scope of the volunteering program that Project Lift, the main psychosocial support program of Maya Vakfı, has carried out since 2014 was held at Istanbul Bilgi University’s Incubation Center. With the last training, the number of...

16 trauma and self-care trainings in 9 provinces

We completed the trainings organized for the public and NGO employees who work with disadvantaged groups in the Southeastern Anatolia Region. As part of “support programs,” Maya Vakfı designs and provides customized trainings that can be adapted to programs of the...

We opened our first field office in Balat!

The field office serving the European side of Istanbul provides various psychosocial support and child protection services for approximately 200, mostly Syrian children and their families. The first field office of Maya Vakdı opened in Balat, Istanbul. In addition to...

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Support children who need psychosocial support through regular or one-time donations. Your donation will allow children to attend individual and group therapy sessions and to build happy moments, not trauma, in their lives.

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Our volunteers share the same dream of a better world and help us lead the way. Their support is invaluable as they join us in our pursuit of reaching more children and creating more impact. Join us and be part of the change for better.

OFFICE

Akat Mahallesi Öztürk Sokak No:3 34335
Akatlar Beşiktaş İstanbul Türkiye
Tel: +90 (531) 980 72 37 // +90 (212) 351 00 20

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BALAT CHILD AND YOUTH CENTER

Fener Mahallesi Tevkii Cafer Mektebi Sokak No:24
Balat Fatih İstanbul Türkiye
Tel: +90 (212) 525 25 36

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info@mayavakfi.org