SosyalBen Foundation is a non-governmental organization aiming to discover and develop the social skills and social selves of children, who live in disadvantageous areas and between the ages of 7-13, and carrying out for this purpose fieldworks and trainings in national and international levels to contribute to the personal development thereof, and also aiming to strengthen the consciousness of social responsibility, entrepreneurship and volunteerism as well as the skills of children and young people for raising them as adults responsible for the world they are living in.
SosyalBen Foundation contributes to the development of children’s social skills through fieldworks such as painting, music, dance, theater, creative writing, short film, photography, sports, creative drama, stage and performing arts, invention, jewelry design.
SosyalBen Foundation is active everywhere in Turkey from the Province of Kars in the East to the Province of Edirne in the West and from the Province of Sinop in the North to the Province of Hatay in the South, and also worldwide from Gambia to Macedonia, from Nepal to Mongolia and from Cambodia to Montenegro. The financial resources needed for the performance of all the workings carried out in all these domestic and worldwide regions are provided from sponsors, donations, the SosyalBen Store and the SosyalBen Academy.
We imagine a society consisting of strong generations that are aware of their social self and of their skills.
To support children of the age group 7 – 13 years living in economically disadvantageous areas to discover and develop their social self and social skills; to contribute them to broaden their horizons, to strengthen their self-confidence and thus to become and grow up as much more blissful individuals; to support them to learn sharing and to gain sense of community and consciousness of social living.
SosyalBen Foundation on its way to reach world children everywhere on the earth embraced and adopted the following principles and continues its activities accordingly:
In our so-called communication age where the country boundaries have no importance anymore, it continues, besides its national local activities, also its international workings under the principles of universality by attaching importance to world problems especially in aspect of children in disadvantageous regions.
Çalışmalarını 18-25 yaş arası üniversite öğrencileriyle birlikte tamamen gönüllük ilkesiyle gerçekleştirilmektedir.
It means to perform fieldworks and workshops with needy children at any corner of the World without making any religious, linguistic, racial or ethnical discrimination, and to believe that the World is much more beautiful with diversities.
It means to reveal and to share publicly and explicitly all workings already performed or to be performed as well as the budget plans thereof for informing the volunteers, the supporters and the public thereabout.
It means tracing any innovations introduced in the continuously developing and changing World, and producing new projects in world standards in compliance with such innovations.
For ensuring the sustainability of the implemented projects to reach much more children, it is targeted to create an independent budget model by including therein various new revenue items in addition to the currently existing financial resources.
All the activities performed target to add value to the life of the children, and thus to provide social benefit to all stakeholders in the society.
Considering the importance of the projects for the benefit of the society, all possible measures for the provisioning of the necessary financial means and human resources are taken for ensuring the sustainability thereof.