4th guest at Dreams Academy, Kaş campus, where “12 Themes in 12 Weeks” programme is being held, was Best Buddies Turkey with “New Cities, New Alternatives!” slogan. Alternative Camp and Workshop week was held between July 2 – 7 with attendance of Best Buddies Turkey, participant of one of the biggest volunteer networks.
Best Buddies Month is a time for Best Buddies participants to reflect on the importance of friendship, jobs, and the development of future leaders. Most importantly, it is a time to show the world the significance of these essentials in every individual’s life. What began in 1993 as a one-day event has become a month-long celebration of
This is the story of Garen and Kaan, who have come together through the Best Buddies Turkey which aims to create opportunities for individual friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their story proves that real friendships have no barriers.
Istek Belde High School has started implementing the Best Buddies Turkey High School Friendship Program, which aims social integration by establishing voluntary friendships between people with and without intellectual or developmental disabilities.
For the first time in the Aegean region of Turkey, Best Buddies Turkey has started in Bergama. At the matching ceremony with 350 attendees, 15 new friendships have begun. Bergama District Municipality, District Governorship of Bergama and District Directorate of National Education have attended the matching ceremony as stakeholders of Best Buddies Turkey.