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Turkey’s Huge Education Center in Africa
IHH Humanitarian Relief Organization brings Ismael's Guests Education Center, in which 120 orphans will live and receive the education, into service.
Africa, SierraLeone 31.08.2018

IHH keeps being a silver lining with its permanent endowment projects in addition to its humanitarian relief activities all around the world. In this respect, IHH is building education centers in suffering countries for children who have no access to shelter and education. Ismael's Guests Education Center, which has come into use in Sierra Leone’s capital city Freetown, is one of them.

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The center was opened during Eid el-Adha in Sierre Leona suffering from harsh living conditions. The project’s donor Hasan Şen, the head of IHH’s Orphan Care Division Reşat Başer, board member of IHH Niyazi Özgür Yüce, officials from Sierra Leona, journalists, and representatives of many NGOs joined the opening ceremony.

The center is built to meet orphan children’s all needs including education. There are four villas that hosts 120 orphans within the cender. This education center has twelve-classrooms school, administrative buildings, mosque, playground, library, computer lab, and a guest house. Cultivated field and small coop in the center will help orphan children’s growing. Ismael's Guests Education Center will serve as the biggest education center in the region.

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“I thank IHH…”

IHH’s volunteer and donor Hasan Şen, who named the project after his departed child, got emotional during the ceremony. “I sent my dear Ismael to paradise, and Allah has given me dozens of sons in Sierra Leone. I lost Ismael when he was three years old, and I applied to IHH to keep his name alive and provide for your education. I thank IHH for letting me feel such emotions.” says Mr. Şen in his speech.

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“Orphans will make a contribution to the country’s future

Reşat Başer — the head of IHH’s Orphan Care Division, notes that activities regarding orphans will be going on. We consider that Islamic community entrusted orphan children to us, Mr. Başer says, and adds “We hope that this center will help Sierra Leonian orphans to receive a proper education and they will make positive contributions to the country’s future”

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Time to have fun

Children running in the playground had fun with people coming from Turkey, following the opening ceremony. After that, they began to stay in their new houses.

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Since 2002

IHH Humanitarian Relief Organization has conducted activities in Sierra Leone since 2002. IHH is carrying out many projects in the region like water-wells and development projects. IHH regularly provide assistance to 597 orphan children in this country as part of Orphan Sponsorship System.

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