In the eyes of the government of Turkey, where Gülen is from, the sprawling building immaculately cast in the bright colors of the red Kyrgyz flag is little short of an incubator of terrorism and plots to subvert the state. Ankara’s antagonism to Gülen’s international influence has deep roots, and the Turkish government’s attempt to link the educator with the recent failed coup is intensifying that animosity. But Kyrgyzstan, which is host to at least a dozen Gülen-linked schools and one university, is holding its ground — up to a point.
Rüstem Atayev, the principal of the Togolok Moldo Orphans’ School in Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bişkek, has said that the Turkish government accusing the Turkish charity Kimse Yok Mu of terrorism activities will put the welfare of the orphans at the school in jeopardy, as the school is financed by Kimse Yok Mu donations.
Kimse Yok Mu Foundation extended yet another helping hand to the orphan in Kyrgyzstan. The foundation received a group of them for an exclusive ceremony at the Ataturk-Alatoo University in the capital city Bishkek. The orphans were served dinner first and then watched the university students’ shows in their honor.
Kimse Yok Mu Foundation has launched workshops for vocational training next to the orphanage home to 570 children in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. A total of 80 students will receive vocational training on green housing, culinary, sewing and hairdressing. The students showed a high interest in the greenhouse built for them.
The Kimse Yok Mu association, renowned as a global charity that manages to reach the most remote corners of the world, has inaugurated a new boarding school in Kyrgyzstan for children without parents. The new home for children, which is the result of a $2.284 million investment, was inaugurated by Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in a ceremony.
Kimse Yok Mu foundation will build an orphanage in the capital Bishkek. A school campus of about 1.8 hectares has been allocated for the orphanage. KYM will build a swimming pool and gym in addition to covering renovation and furnishing expenses. The complex will be launched in September.
Kyrgyzstan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Sultan Rayev attended the Turkish Language Olympics’ eliminations in his country. Rayev in his statements said, “Theses schools are of golden value to us. In fact, even more than that as gold mines will be exhausted sooner or later but knowledge won’t.”
CENGIZ OMUKEYEV, BISHKEK/KYRGYZSTAN Seytek Grammar School, built by Sebat Educational Institution in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, started with a gorgeous opening ceremony. The opening ribbon of the impressive school building was cut by Kamila Talieva, Vice President of Kyrgyzstan. The folk dance performance of the students drew long applause from the audience. Talieva stated in her keynote […]
Students whom have graduated from Kyrgyz-Turkish schools in Kyrgyzstan, exemplifying great faith, have built a girls’ dormitory. Currently working in business, the Kyrgyz-Turkish school alumni have come together to build a girls’ dormitory in Talas, a city in Kyrgyzstan, famous for its mention in the Manas Legends. The dormitory was built by the Iyik Atajurt (Sacred Land) Association, […]
Cihan News Agency, May 8, 2012 The Turkish Schools in Kyrgyzstan celebrated their 20thanniversary with a magnificent event. Many high ranked individuals participated in this celebration of the schools that are affiliated with the Kyrgyz-Turkish Educational Institutions (SEBAT). Busurmankul Tabaldiyev, the secretary of the defense council of Kyrgyzstan, was in attendance on behalf of President […]
AYDIN PAZARCI, BISHKEK Kyrgyz Prime Minister Atambayev said: “Not only are Turkish efforts in the arena of education helping Kyrgyzstan, they are also seriously contributing to improving relations between the two nations. This is why I support these efforts with all my heart.” Schools connected to the International Sebat Educational Institution active in Kyrgyzstan, such […]
“The Architects of Peace and Dialogue Conference” took place in the city of Talas, Kyrgyzstan. The theme of the conference was the life of Fethullah Gülen, Kyrgyz intellectual Torokul Aytmatov and the famous writer Genghis Aytmatov, and the call for peace and dialogue that these three authors promote in their books. The conference, which attracted […]