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Akçansa "My Neighborhood" Social Responsibility Project Received a New Award

7.12.2017

"My Neighborhood" social responsibility project of Akçansa, the leader construction materials company of Turkey, launched in cooperation with Büyükçekmece District Governorship, Büyükçekmece District National Education Directorate and TOÇEV has received an award in "Qualified Education" category at the Sustainable Development Academy Awards.

Launched with the cooperation of Akçansa, Büyükçekmece District National Education Directorate and Tuvana Education Foundation for Children (TOÇEV) in order to ensure that the students studying in Büyükçekmece express themselves better and raise as individuals with high consciousness level away from anxiety and anger, "My Neighborhood" project has received an award in "Qualified Education" category at the "Sustainable Development Academy Awards" organized with the cooperation of the Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey and the Geneva based Sustainable Development Academy.

20 thousand parents and children were reached with My Neighborhood

Programs featuring educations for the parents and the children at the age range of 6-12 are organized within the scope of My Neighborhood Project, aiming to ensure that the new generation and their parents communicate better with each other and to lay strong foundations for the future. Through these programs, TOÇEV's specialist psychologists provided details on raising a child to the parents, as well as on how to better communicate with their social circles to the adolescent children in separate groups. In addition to these programs, educations on first aid are also being provided to the teachers.

All the elementary schools in the area were visited and free educations were provided with Akçansa Mobile Education Center designed for My Neighborhood project, and total 20 thousand parents and children in the area were reached by the end of the academic year of 2016-2017. It is aimed to reach out to 30 thousand people at the end of the academic year of 2017-2018 through the project.