We provide humanitarian and cultural support for underserved children and work for the empowerment of women by offering arts, crafts, and language workshops.
Our Core Principles
We seek equity and fairness in all the projects that we pursue.
COMMUNITY BASED SUPPORT
We thrive on the work of our volunteers and are guided by the ideas and needs of those we serve.
We work closely with likeminded organizations, local and those around the country and beyond to serve our mission.
CONTINUOUS DEVELOPMENT AND IMPROVOMENT THROUGH CAPACITY BUILDING
We have workshops and regular meetings and attend conferences in order to learn and implement new ideas and approaches.
WORKING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
Recognizing the inherent inequality, inquiry, and injustice in the current structures of our world, we work together for a more just and equitable world.
BODRUM’DA İNSANCA YAŞAM DERNEĞİ
Since our establishment in 2015, we have been serving the people of Bodrum by meeting basic needs and providing social support for the underserved.
Guided by our core mission and principles, Bodrum Humanity projects are designed to improve the lives of those we serve with compassion and caring through the provision of basic necessities and support for human development as a whole.
Our current focus:
We are continuously improving and development our organizational capacity to be more impactful and effective in the community that we serve.
To support socio-economically disadvantaged women, we organize training workshops and training to develop home based handicraft skills for supplemental income.
ART WITH CHILDREN
In order to provide educational enrichment opportunities for children of families who cannot afford them, we provide art workshops for children in socio-economically underserved neighborhoods, focusing on exploration of their surroundings and reverence for the environment.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF GIRLS
In all our activities, we take affirmative action for our girls who are often underserved in our community society, taking extra effort to ensure their participation and access in the services we provide and the projects that we offer.
We provide quick organizational response in extraordinary situations such as earthquakes and fires, directing and coordinating aid in cooperation with sister organizations and first responders through our established network of like organizations.
MARKET GIFT CARDS
We distribute supermarket gift cards at regularly to those who find themselves in emergency need.
Thanks to our volunteers and donors, we are a community hub of collection for secondhand and gently used household goods and clothing, which are distributed to those in need.
DRY FOOD PACKAGES
On special occasions, ie. Ramazan and Bayram, we prepare and distribute dry food packages to families in need.
In partnership with H3A (link), we recently distributed vouchers for the purchase of shoes and coats for needy children during the recent harsh winter, a successful project that we plan to repeat next winter.
You can always join our association by becoming a member of Bodrum Humanity.