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OUR PROGRAMS

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Mental Health and Psychosocial

Support Program

We provide trauma rehabilitation

sessions for children.

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Volunteering Program

We combine the expertise of professionals
with the energy of volunteers.

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Support Programs

We provide in kind support

to disadvantaged schools in need.

 
 
 

We enhance the impact of our mental health and psychosocial
support program by establishing field offices.
To contact the Balat Field Office of Maya Vakfı in İstanbul…

We combine both the expertise of professionals and the energy of volunteers in order to build a better future.

Montasir Doghmosh

VOLUNTEER

Balkis Kurbeh

VOLUNTEER

Montasir Doghmosh

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...

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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...

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WHERE WE WORK

NEWS

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We Offer Remote Psychological Counseling During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic!

  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 […]

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Activity Suggestions For Children

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! […]

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Suggestions For Parents For The Days We Experience Social Distancing

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 […]

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Anxiety Management for Children and Parents

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 […]

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Blogs

Our Founder and President Esra Özsüer was the guest on Fatima’s Hand podcast!

  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 […]

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Blogs

Maya Vakfi launches new report on Trauma Informed Schools in Turkey!

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