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I was born in Istanbul, Turkey and graduated as a Mechanical Engineer. My post-graduate program focused on Communications Sciences. As an engineer, I worked in the chemical and automotive sectors for 5 years and ran projects in Turkey, the European Union, UK, USA, Africa & Asia. Besides the technical side of engineering, I have volunteered for various social projects for 22 years as a social designer and social worker. Along with 7 other passionate individuals, I established the an association in 2017 in Bergam, İzmir, which is committed to education and regional development workshops and its units. Today we have nearly 100 volunteers, 17 Workshop types, 100 workshop studies, and 5 facilities in Bergama.
I have a sister is working and living in İstanbul and my mom is retired teacher and living by herself in another city.
ABOUT OUR ASSOCIATION
Our Association is a locally-based international association which cares about production, development and sharing, and seeks to produce social good in its activities.
We set out on a journey to make our dream come true – the dream of “social good” for Bergama by establishing social sciences-based, practical workshops where people learn with equipment.
The Workshops' aim are to bring together those willing to share their knowledge and experiences with those who wish to improve themselves, learn, produce and contribute to society.
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Pergamon is a small town 50.000 people live here. It is pretty cool and silent place. I here run an association here, The volunteers here work for our social good association are well educated and trustworth ones. They will communicate with you personally and support your stay here. In the 3 houses, there is only me living but, sometimes we have guests also. All volunteers stay in their own houses in Pergamon. So you also have a chance to interact with them in person among your stay.
I have 3 houses and 3 of them are also for the use of the Association which is based on creating Social Good oriented workshops. I am also the founder of another foundation. We also have a workshop unit in one of the houses basement. Actually I expect from workawayers to support general maintenance of the units, helping for the houses, association office studies, help for cooking and finally if they can they might work on speaking clubs for children in English / Spanish. The workawayers can focus/wish to work on one or more subject listed above.
There is a room for you with private WC and private bathroom. The house is 2 flats. In the second flat there is a library coach and also a dinnig table for 10 people. On 2nd floor there is also a small kitchenette. For boling water washing small dishes with a microwave. If there isn't a workshop in the upper floor, you can use the library and hall area also. The accomodation house is side by side to Association main house. We will cook and eat in the association main house with me. There is also wifi- washing machine-firdge and a bicycle.
The city PERGAMON is 5.000 Years old ancient cith in Unesco World Heritage. You can explore many historical places. It is close to mountains which you can go for trecking and for walk. There is an old town are which you can see old roman houses. The sea is 30 minutes away and the big city İzmir is 110 km away you con that a small bus or a shuttle + train to the city center. In pergamon you can find our many things to do for resting parks - cafes - walking areas-to drink beer. There are no clubs or fashion based restaurants. You do not meed transortation in the city. If you wish you can use bicycle but it is not a must. Going to small villages around for a visit you can use bicycle or small shuttle busses. Some villages have small restaurants for local food, mostly they are for trecking. From İstanbul there are city busses (7 hours) to Pergamon. Also you can choose İzmir airport then IZBAN Train and Shuttle to Pergamon ( 2,5 hours)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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