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CHARITY ORGANISATIONS IN MY COUNTRY. The Foundation for Children with Leukemia was established in 1998. Prior to this, children with leukemia were treated.

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3 The Foundation for Children with Leukemia was established in 1998. Prior to this, children with leukemia were treated at the Social Security Government Hospital.

4 Every year in Turkey we see 1000 - 1500 new cases of children diagnosed with leukemia.


6 Families with limited financial resources may be forced to make a difficult decision-that of choosing to support their healthy child, or their child who has leukemia. LÖSEV helps to shoulder this unexpected financial burden. However, not only does it aim to provide income for these little heroes, it also endeavours to communicate the problems of our children and their families to society in order to create awareness of leukemia.


8 Why A Necessity? BECAUSE Cancer diseases have started to become more common among children. Every year more than a million children in the world and approximately 1200 children in Turkey are under the risk of being afflicted by leukemia. On the other hand, WHO warns us: There will be a 60% increase in cancer diseases by 2020.

9 BECAUSE During the treatment of leukemia hygiene, nutrition and staying in touch with life are equally important as medication. Children should not conceive of hospitals as a place where they will be treated for approximately three years, but as an entertaining playschool and a warm home. BECAUSE At birth a child cannot choose between poverty or wealth and between being healthy or ill. Nor can he/she choose the place to be treated. Whereas according to the Children’s Rights Agreement, every child should have the right to live and be treated under equal circumstances and state patronage.



12 TURKISH RED CRESCENT SOCIETY Turkish Red Crescent Society is a humanitarian organisation that provides relief to the vulnerable and those in need by mobilising the power and resources of the community to protect human dignity anytime, anywhere, under any conditions and support the enhancement of the community’s capacity to cope with disasters. The vision of the Turkish Red Crescent Society is to be a humanitarian aid organisation that embraces and is embraced by the entire society, constantly enhancing its reputation and quality of service at national and international levels.

13 The TURKISH RED CRESCENT SOCIETY was born from a desire to bring assistance without discrimination to the wounded and sick soldiers on the battlefield. The Red Crescent was established on 11 June 1868 during Ottoman Empire.

14 The Turkish Red Crescent Is Together With The People Of Van

15 The humanitarian aid works of the Turkish Red Crescent (TRCS), which took action immediately after earthquakes magnitude 7.2 and 5.6 took place in Van, are streaming.


17 Turkish red crescent is ready to send aid to Syria! Kizilay has been operating for a year in southeastern province of Hatay and provided 10,000 people with catering services. It has been also fulfilling psycho-social, education and food needs of those people. It has six tent cities in the area.

18 1.276.000 units of blood were donated to Turkish Red Crescent in 2011


20 TEMA The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion,for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats

21 TEMA’s mission is to raise public awareness of environmental problems, specifically soil erosion, deforestation, biodiversity loss and climate change. In this endeavor, TEMA collaborates with several organizations and institutions working in environmental protection and sustainable development.


23 TEMA AIMS ; To prevent erosion, desertification, drought, pollution and the use of environmentally destructive agriculture techniques on the land; To combat national and international administrative, political and economical pressures concerning the destruction of natural habitats, and to create solutions toward overcoming these problems;

24 To protect and increase the efficiency and sustainability of biological diversity, land, water and other natural resources; To ensure that policies concerning the protection of natural habitats are created by governments, that much needed legal regulations are made, and that international contracts are followed; to create effective and conscious public opinion.


26 TEMA’S INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS An accredited NGO of UNCCD (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification) and UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) and partner of UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and UNEP-MAP (United Nations Environment Programme – Mediterranean Action Plan) Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC (United Nations Economic and Social Council) Member of IUCN (World Conservation Union Member of CAN-Europe (Climate Action Network – Europe) Executive Board Member of MIO-ECSDE (Mediterranean Information Office for Education, Culture and Sustainable Development) Executive Board Member of EEB (European Environmental Bureau) Member of EUROSITE TEMA-D (Germany), TEMA-NL (The Netherlands) and TEMA Brussels Publisher of Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World and other publications in Turkey Partner of DRYNET project among many other international projects

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