Türkiye Eğitim Gönüllüleri Vakfı
About the Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey
The Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey (TEGV) aims to support the basic education in Turkey by providing elementary school children with modern and versatile education opportunities. TEGV produces and implements education programs and activities aimed at enhancing the skills, competencies, attitudes and values of children. The organization serves children at permanent own-operated 10 Education Parks, 53 Learning Units, 2 City Representative Offices and 23 independently-funded Fireflies (Mobile Learning Units) distributed across 37 provinces of Turkey, reaching children in socio-economically disadvantaged regions. Since its founding in 1995, TEGV has reached over 1,700,000 children through non-formal activities carried out with the support of 10.000 volunteers annually. With its unique education model, TEGV carries on national and international collaborations and is a partner of the International Youth Foundation (IYF). TEGV has signed the Global Compact in 2007. For further information please visit www.tegv.org.