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10 Social Actions in Turkey

One of the social actions in Turkey is visiting mosques especially on Fridays.

Mosques and the social life: in the largest mosques and those of medium size in the country one will most likely find a complex around. They usually have a hospital dispensary, a social canteen, an infrastructure with sanitary facilities – 10 Social

Actions in Turkey. This group of buildings offering personal assistance is called Kulliye: this system has existed for a long time from the time of the Ottoman Empire. They offer services without asking anything in return, not a single question, if the person really needs it, they don’t need to justify their situation to be able to benefit from a free meal, if they are there they need it.

Medical costs are inexpensive, doctors very often practice in another hospital as well (they are good doctors) in several disciplines, there is a gynecologist, a dentist, an oculist, a general practitioner, an ENT doctor, a pediatrician. – 10 Social Activities in Turkey.

Most mosques have openings to the outside which allow passers-by to offer drinking water in cups (free) for whoever wants. During Ramadan, packet offerings of food are distributed for free throughout the country. (in a cardboard box, there is bread, cheese, a drink).

Bakeries and social life: in some bakeries, it is possible to buy bread, without taking it. The baker will use a chalk to make a line on a board, visible to all. The needy person will see that bread is available, and the baker will simply hand it over. The bakery acts as an intermediary between the donor and the person who needs it. Useful and above all we remain in dignity!

Winter Soups: every winter the municipalities in all neighborhoods set up a distribution of hot soup to take away. Rich, poor everyone can benefit from it. Often young people line up before going to school. Practical, useful, it is difficult to starve in Turkey.

Aid for funerals: In the event of a death, it is not uncommon to see a free distribution of… small sweet donut fried in oil get organized. The family orders it to offer these little treats to all passers-by. This is a way to share their grief, to inform about someone’s death and to have a gentle final thought for the person who passed away.

Free boats: Usküdar boats are free for residents of the neighborhood. A ballad is organized for those who want to participate. An original way to entertain in the most modest households.

Distributors of pet food for animals: there are many distributors of pet food in the city. A convenient way to recycle plastic and feed one street animal at the same time. Just put your plastic bottle in the hole provided, and in exchange receive some pet food for our four-legged friends. * some machines are not powered, and even forgotten. Municipalities must make efforts in this regard.

Freebies for all young people in the country: to encourage young people to learn, to become curious, to love art the state has decreed that entry to museums and monuments will be free for children under 18 and students. A young person should know the history, be able to enjoy an exhibition, even without a penny in his pocket. The nation is at stake, and its development.

Free libraries: many giant libraries are well spread, they are open 7/7 and sometimes 24/24 for the students of the country. They have the possibility of working in silence, with all the tools necessary for their learning, such as books, tables with plugs for chargers and computers. A non-stop service of tea / coffee and small snacks are distributed free of charge to give the students strength.

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10 Social Actions in Turkey
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Scholarships: Unfortunately, many students cannot afford to continue with higher education. Scholarships in Turkey are awarded on merit, not social. a child, whatever his family financial level, will be able to obtain a scholarship, his results are suitable. Only the best students will be able to obtain a scholarship.

For the elderly: elderly people travel free of charge on all public transport throughout Turkey (from 65 years old). They have free home help when needed. Nursing and home care in case of need and financial assistance for the most disadvantaged.

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