Syrian Orphan Support in Gaziantep, Turkey


Support orphans and their mothers/caregivers to maintain a dignified quality of living, including living expenses (rent, utilities, food, clothes), education support (education kits, tablets, Turkish language courses), and livelihoods training.


Turkey is home to the largest refugee population in the world. The number of Syrians under temporary protection reached just over 3.3 million, almost half of whom are children. The situation for the orphan children, widows and young mothers is especially challenging as they fled from Syria to Turkey with nothing and often have lost their fathers to the war. They have lost their communities, don’t speak the local language, and have limited means to support themselves. Orphans and their mothers need extra support to help them acclimate to Turkish society and improve their situation.

Donation Details and Impact

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  • $240 per family/month OR $2,900 per family/year can provide food, hygiene, and clothing support to a family
    • Provide each of the above families monthly vouchers for food and hygiene/cleaning items as well as 2 clothing vouchers throughout the year
  • $375 per family/month OR $4,530 per family/year can pay a family’s rent and utilities
    • Pay rent and utilities of 51 families (give or take) for 12 months
  • $490 can provide a family with education support in the form of school kits, tablets for virtual learning, and 6 months of Turkish language classes
    • Provide education support in the form of school kits, tablets for virtual learning, and 6 months of Turkish language classes
  • 2,360 can help a woman learn the skills she needs to earn an income for her family and support their needs
    • Train 92 women in a skill that will allow her to earn an income and support her family. Training topics will be determined based on the assessed needs/interests of the women, but may include topics like mosaic, embroidery, salon/coiffeur, sewing, etc.
  • $80,350 can provide a school bus to transport children from home their schools when they reopen
    • Provide the partner organization a school bus to transport children from the rented building to their schools when they reopen. School transportation is very costly and most families cannot afford the cost.

What you Receive

  • Tier 1 Donation Amount: $1 – $999
  • Tier 2 Donation Amount: $1,000 – $9,999
    • Everything from Previous Tier
    • Project Report- Provided bi-annually to Tier 2 donors.  Example here.
    • Case Study(optional)-  Depending upon the conditions in the field including the safety of field offices and participants, testimonials may be collected from the field periodically and combined with field data to create case studies.  Some examples of case studies are below:
  • Tier 3 Donation Amount: $10,000+
    • Everything from Previous Tiers
    • Personal communication from Fund Development team
    • Webinar with Programs staff on achievements of the project

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