At a time when the faith-based Gülen movement is under heavy government pressure in Turkey, intellectuals from various countries have praised the movement for its efforts to make the world a better place for everyone by promoting education, peace, benevolence through dedication.
The UN Women’s Mali branch has taken as a model Horizon Turkish School’s Mathematics Olympiad to determine successful primary school students in the country. The Olympiad covered the subject of mathematics under the name of “Mathlogique” held across Mali. This year approximately 3,000 students attended the competition.
Three Mali ministers and high officials, a guest from Turkey and from Europe met at the charity event, which was sponsored by the Horizon College in Mali, Yardım Zamanı Derneği of Mali and Yardım Zamanı of Europe aid organizations. While he was the Minister of Education, Diarra said he had the opportunity to work together with the Horizon College Turkey school, and on this occasion he had a chance to know more about the influential Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen.
A large educational facility is being constructed on 14 acres of land by Turkish education volunteers in Bamako. While the construction of the school, which will be situated along the Niger River, is still in progress, the volunteers were delighted by the unexpected support from French coach Tigana for the education complex. Tigana first drastically reduced the price of the land and then promised to sponsor the construction of a computer lab in the school.
Mali’s Minister of Higher Education and Research Messaoud Ould Mohamed Lahbib: The Hizmet movement, which drives the philosophy behind Turkish schools in the country, does not work like a corporate organization. “This is why I am sure that God will give, and is giving, rewards to Turks,” he said. “The sacrifice being made by teachers who work at Turkish schools in his country is worthy of high praise, adding that he believes no other nation would be willing to make such a great contribution to Mali,” he said.
We were at an iftar dinner at the cafeteria of a medical school in Mali’s capital city, Bamako. A total of 600 male and female students from villages are staying at the school dormitory. The number of the well-off among them is pretty low. The iftar event marking Ramadan let everyone cheer up. Medical students […]
Speaking of the 11th International Turkish Language Olympiads, the Malian Minister of Culture Bruno Maiga said, “Here today, the Honorable Fethullah Gulen‘s vision is coming true”, in his speech met with the loudest applause at the cultural festival held in Izmir for the first time. Noting that students from 140 different countries have formed a […]
Malian Culture Minister Bruno Maiga has praised Turkish schools, saying only they amongst foreign schools did not leave Mali when a civil war broke out in the country, which has been fighting against rebels in a French-led offensive for four months. The Malian minister spoke during an event held for the elimination round of the […]
CUMALİ ÖNAL, BAMAKO Turkish schools in Mali are staying open to students in spite of the military operations against rebels being carried out in the northern part of the African country. Northern Mali fell under rebel control after a March military coup in Bamako triggered a Tuareg-led rebel offensive that seized the north and split […]