IHH will launch Orphan Solidarity Days at March, 2017.
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, who is supporting 15.000 orphans in Turkey and 90.000 orphans worldwide, have been organizing Orphan Solidarity Days periodically since 2011.
Orphan Solidarity Days will start in March 2017 and last three months. In this three months 651 projects will be realized in 36 countries in the World and planned to be reached around 170 thousand orphan children. 324 out of 651 projects will be applied in Turkey’s 60 provinces.
Countries and regions to be visited
In 36 of 54 countries in which IHH regularly helps orphans, teams from Turkey will run the activities. Local partner associations will run the projects in the remaining six countries.
Countries to be visited: Burkina Faso, Eritrea (Kesele region), Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Afghanistan, Myanmar (Rakhine), Bangladesh, Indonesia (Aceh), Philippines/Moro, India, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Thailand/Pattani, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia (Sandzak), Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.
Countries to be visited by partner associations: Chad, Egypt, Niger, Iran, Palestine and Yemen.
The projects that will take place within the scope of the organization are: social projects as house repairing and construction; livelihood creating for orphan families such as greenhouse construction, milk animals distribution. Health projects as checkups, circumcisions, hygiene package distributions. Educational projects as building schools, school material distribution. Cultural projects as poetry, composition writing, drawing, and knowledge competitions.
Four Orphanages will come into service
IHH, who opened 32 orphanages around the world, is planning to open 4 more orphanages in this Orphan Solidarity Days. These are the orphanages:
İyilikhane Orphanage (Bangladesh)
Haticet’ül-Kübra Orphanage (Moro)
Konya Akıncılar Orphanage (Moro)
Qatar Raf & IHH Orphan Living Center (Turkey)