We provide trauma rehabilitation
sessions for children.
We combine the expertise of professionals
with the energy of volunteers.
I remember very well the first day I heard the Maya Foundation and Project Lift. I thought it was one of the ordinary e-mails -often deleted- that the university sent. I do not know what prompted me to open this message, but I am thankful that I open and read it. Everyone from the therapists to the volunteers became a big part of my life...READ MORE
Waking up early in the morning… Getting into the session with the curiosity of the new faces you meet and the new children you will meet … Waking up early in the morning… Reaching the arrows in Fındıkzade by catching the time of the bus. Because you know there are people who are waiting for you to see you and need you...READ MORE
During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we offer free Remote Psychological Counseling to everybody in need of support, especially health workers and children of the employees who are obliged to continue working in close contact with others. You need to fill out the application form at the link below so that we can contact […]READ MORE
During the social distancing process we go through due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have compiled activities that can be done with children using what we have in our homes! We’ve compiled the best screen-free activities for kids; you don’t need to buy a lot of fancy, expensive stuff, and you don’t need a complicated setup! […]READ MORE
In these days that require social distancing, children spend their time at home with their parents. Parents are facing a major responsibility on top of their daily routine with the transfer of approximately 8 hours of childcare normally offered by schools on every weekday. Parents who work from home must ensure their children are self-directed […]READ MORE
Our children will remember the panic and anxiety felt about coronavirus, more than any other detail, (Covid-19) in the family environment. Our children learn how to respond to stress and uncertainty by following our approaches and reactions to situations and events. Children, especially in preschool age, interpret events almost exclusively by looking at the behavior […]READ MORE
Our Founder and President Esra Özsüer was the guest on Fatima’s Hand podcast which shares the inspiring stories and practical advice from women in the Middle East, Africa and Europe! In Season 4 of Fatima’s Hand, our Founder and President Esra Özsüer talked about the need for leadership in the midst of crisis […]READ MORE