Date posted: August 12, 2012
A Turkish relief organization, “Kimse Yok Mu“, received “Outstanding Service Medal” for its welfare activities in Somalia. According to a statement released from the charity, Orhan Erdogan, the Somalia representative of the “Kimse Yok Mu”, received the award from Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed on Friday.
According to information, the president of Somalia said, “Turkish relief organization ‘Kimse Yok Mu’ came to Somalia just at the right time and they have high importance for us.”
In the statement, it said that the first aid which reached out to Somalia a year ago was followed by tonnes of aid material, furthermore, they opened two schools in Mogadishu and more than 600 successful students were brought to Turkey to continue their education.
Source: The Journal of Turkish Weekly , August 11, 2012