Uplifting Orphans in Moldova


Date posted: April 10, 2013

TIKA (Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency) in cooperation with Moldovan-Turkish Businessmen Association, Moldova Horizon Turkish Schools and Turkish Airlines donated clothing to 700 Moldovan orphans.

The students of Orphan School-3 in the capital greeted their guests with the traditional bread and salt welcome ceremony. Ambassador of Turkey to Chisinau Mehmet Selim Kartal and his wife presented the gifts and were responded with “thank you” in Turkish by students in unison. “Our people’s altruism has transcended national borders. They are lending hand to those in need regardless of language, faith and race” ambassador Kartal said.

The orphan school officials stated that their major problems are vocational training and clothing shortage and thanked the institutions for their aid.

The kindred nation Gagauz people were remembered too. The delegation, next, visited the orphan school located in Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia and delivered sportswear presents to students. TIKA coordinator Atilla Karamollaoglu said, “We witness that the donations serve the purpose. I can feel that our 75 million population too cheer up with these students.” Moldovan-Turkish Businessmen Association President Abdullah Sezis said, “We will keep on assisting regardless of language, faith and race. I would like to thank to the staff taking care of these children.”

Source[in Turkish] on Cihan, April 8, 2013. English translation is retrieved from HizmetMovement.Com


Related News

Turkey’s Hizmet Purge Is Seeping into the UK Creating Fear in Some Communities

Over the weekend, we have received 5 reports from individuals who are involved in the delivery of social services here in the UK and who are of Turkish heritage. The text messages ask for individuals to inform on members of the Hizmet movement. The impact of these messages is to create fear within members of the Hizmet movement in the UK and who are active in social work within and beyond Muslim communities.

Journalist Gültaşlı: European institutions are ‘cherry-picking’ imprisoned journalists in Turkey

“It is getting increasingly clear that European institutions are ‘cherry-picking’ the imprisoned journalists in Turkey for whom they want to protest,” wrote journalist Selçuk Gültaşlı, who was Brussels bureau chief for the Turkish Zaman newspaper, on the Brussels-based online news website euobserver.com on Tuesday.

Junior Coalition Partner Demands Explanation Why Bulgarian Govt Turned over Abdullah Buyuk to Turkey

Right-wing Reformist Bloc, the junior partner in Bulgaria’s minority coalition cabinet, has demanded that Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova explain to Parliament why the government turned over Turkish businessman Abdullah Buyuk to Turkey last week. “The Reformist Bloc expresses disagreement with the violation of basic principles that guide the coalition; for us these are the rule […]

Turkish people’s aid reaches out to Chad through Kimse Yok Mu

Abundance and blessings of the month Ramadan have reached out to Chad –one of the poorest African countries- in the form of Turkish people’s aid for orphans and the needy. KYM has delivered aid, in particular, to orphanages and foundations for the handicapped and widows in this central African country. 5,400 people have been provided iftar dinner at particularly at orphanages and handicapped facilities.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticizes Cabinet ruling on Kimse Yok Mu

Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticized the cabinet ruling that cut the Kimse Yok Mu aid organization’s ability to collect donation without state approval.

1,500 pounds of frozen meat for needy Staten Island families

Fifteen Staten Island food pantries will distribute 1,500 pounds of frozen meat to needy families this holiday season.

Latest News

Fethullah Gülen’s Condolence Message for South African Human Rights Defender Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Hizmet Movement Declares Core Values with Unified Voice

Ankara systematically tortures supporters of Gülen movement, Kurds, Turkey Tribunal rapporteurs say

Erdogan possessed by Pharaoh, Herod, Hitler spirits?

Devious Use of International Organizations to Persecute Dissidents Abroad: The Erdogan Case

A “Controlled Coup”: Erdogan’s Contribution to the Autocrats’ Playbook

Why is Turkey’s Erdogan persecuting the Gulen movement?

Purge-victim man sent back to prison over Gulen links despite stage 4 cancer diagnosis

University refuses admission to woman jailed over Gülen links

In Case You Missed It

What is the main offense that the Cemaat (Hizmet movement) has committed?

Gülen condemns Paris shootings, says all forms of terror deplorable

Fethullah Gülen’s book ‘Love and Tolerance’ translated into Greek

Hizmet: a social movement or political manipulation?

Unmasking Turkey’s most wanted man

Academic freedom at universities under growing threat

Response to aspersion on Hizmet

Copyright 2022 Hizmet News