Keyword: Humanitarian aid

A medical center is being built next to Dadaap Camp

KYM* has started construction of a medical center in Northern Kenya near Dadaab Refugee Camp as well as delivering food and medical aid to those Somalians who are suffering with hunger and thirst. The Somalian people had migrated with their families to Dadaab Refugee Camp, which is on the Kenya-Somalia border, between June and July […]

Volunteer doctors from Turkey save lives in Somalia

Turkish doctors going to Somalia with the international relief organization Kimse Yok Mu (a Hizmet Movement organization) are the hope of thousands of Somalians these days. In the midst of civil war and famine tens of thousands of people struggle with countless diseases. In this country with ~2,800,000 immigrants and with an inadequate health and […]

Turkish aid organization opens school in Somalia

Education Minister Ahmed Aydiid Ibrahim of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia also spoke at the ceremony, stating his thanks for Turkey’s efforts to establish schools, hospitals and education centers in the East African nation. 1 January 2012 / TODAY’S ZAMAN , İSTANBUL Turkish aid organization Kimse Yok Mu opened a school on Saturday in […]

Kimse Yok Mu to build 4 schools in Sudan

Turkish aid organization Kimse Yok Mu (Is Anybody There) has laid the foundation for the Kimse Yok Mu Education and Culture Complex, which contains four schools, to be built in South Darfur, Sudan. 2 May 2011 / TODAY’S ZAMAN, İSTANBUL South Darfur Governor Abdu-Elhameed Musa Kasha, Turkey’s Ambassador to Sudan Yusuf Kenan Küçük and Kimse […]

Meat Distribution during the Feast of Sacrifice

Kimse Yok Mu humanitarian aid organization, a Hizmet-initiative, distributed meat to more that 230,000 families in about 45 different countries during the recent Feast of Sacrifice celebrations. Feast of Sacrifice is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims to commemorate the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God. […]

Turkey donation by Turkish Cultural Center Albany

Joanne Dwyer, left, director of food industry relations and business development for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, Veysel Ucan, center, executive director of the Turkish Cultural Center Albany, and State Assemblyman Bob Reilly participate in a news conference on Tuesday at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York in Albany. Members […]

Ebru TV telethon collects nearly $800,000 for victims of Turkey quake

US Representatives from Texas to Hawaii, senators, Assembly members from New York to Florida, artists, singers, journalists, celebrities from NY, Connecticut to Hollywood called Ebru TV to join the fundraising.

Turkish charities wrap up preparations for upcoming Eid al-Adha

ALYSON NEEL, İSTANBUL Turkish charity groups are putting the final touches on preparations to help the less fortunate both in Turkey and across the globe during the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), which begins on Nov. 6. It is that time of year again in Turkey, as aid organizations such as […]

Samanyolu TV, Kimse Yok Mu raise TL 65 million for quake victims

A total of TL 65,056,527 ($37 million) was donated during a live fundraising telecast on local Samonyolu TV channels and radio stations. More than 9,000 people reached out in support of the earthquake victims by sending SMS text messages during the telethon.

Turkey rolls up sleeves to reach out to needy at home, abroad on Eid al-Adha

18 October 2011, Tuesday / TODAY’S ZAMAN, İSTANBUL In his latest speech broadcast on the herkul.org website, prominent Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen called on Turks to donate sacrificial animals to hunger-stricken African countries, but also recommended people not neglect Turkey’s impoverished Southeast. Turkish charity groups are once again preparing to help the less fortunate […]

Turkish charities in Somalia for long haul

02 October 2011, Sunday / ALYSON NEEL Kimse Yok Mu’s healthcare teams traveled to Somalia three times in the last two months to provide emergency health services and bring medical equipment and medicine to the region. In Benadir State Hospital, the largest hospital in Somalia, the gynecology and pediatric units were handed over to Kimse […]

Somalia’s brightest compete for education in Turkey

Youth in the Somali capital of Mogadishu formed long lines in front of schools this week as they competed for a slot in a rapidly expanding student exchange program sponsored by the Turkish relief organization Kimse Yok Mu. The organization is planning to provide scholarships for 350 new students from the famine-stricken nation. Bilal Çelik, […]

309 Somali students come to Turkey for education

İbrahim thanked the Turkish people and the government for their support and said that there is a particular need for education in Somalia. Kimse Yok Mu has done much for the country, İbrahim added, and he said that he has faith that aid will continue in the future.

Fethullah Gülen calls for ‘bridges of peace’ in Eid al-Fitr remarks

“Bridges of peace should be built,” said Gülen, adding that occasions such as Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha could be used for such a purpose. “We need to show that we have no prejudice against anyone. We ought to respect all,” he said, emphasizing that this is an obligation under Islam.

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