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Turkey

The Municipality of the seaside town of Izmit have only been hosting Teams from RV Projects for 12 months but it is incredible how warmly our young people have been received.

The Mayor assisted by Omer Kaya and his assistant Betul completely embrace the notion of our relationship being mutually beneficial and put on a wide range of activities for our young people who work in Izmit. Our projects there work to enhance the lives of street children, Izmit has a drop in centre which our Teams endeavour to develop through painting projects and general refurbishment to make the centre more attractive and flexible in meeting the needs of the children.

Uniquely in Izmit our young people work with the professional youth workers and social workers and work directly with the street children in helping them to turn around their situation and provide them with facilities for welfare and education. Our Teams have also been involved in sports projects.
The geography and culture of Turkey is something that really appeals to our young people many of whom have never travelled that far a field and the opportunity to experience their history and culture is something no one should miss out on!!

In 2012 RV Projects are going to work more closely with the Municipality of Izmit and combine our visions and experiences and hopefully provide a greater variety of projects that are targeted where they are most needed. Izmit has provided us with a fantastic proving ground for giving our UK Displaced people valuable employment skills.