As a part of this event, trees are planted along with 200 volunteers in Şirinköy of Canik off the city of Samsun. The officials from the forest management also accompanied the volunteers. The tree planting was followed by a picnic and fun activities for the orphans and their families who came from Samsun to attend the event. All had fun and enjoyed the event.
The coordinator of Orphan Care Unit at Samsun Humanitarian Aid Movement, Ersan Salihoglu explained that the orphans’ memorial forest is created in conjunction with “Orphan Solidarity Days” which is initiated by IHH in Turkey and that there will be more to come like orphans’ fountain and orphans’ street.