Cagdas Yasami Destekleme Dernegi (Association in Support of Contemporary Living)

CYDD's mission is mainly to contribute to bring Turkey to the level of contemporary civilization by being a modern secular democratic society with due respect to law and commitment to peace. Its aim is to support the modernization of society through progressive education and to contribute to achieving equal opportunity to children and youth in access to schooling and use of modern educational tools. The Association believes that modernization of Turkey can only come about by overcoming ignorance. For this reason the association has been running campaigns to increase enrollment of girls population by utilizing civil and corporate funds toward establishing scholarship programs, building ...
Lend a Hand and Let's Grow Together
 
CYDD has given so far scholarship to 32000 economically disadvantaged university students and now developed the "Mentorship project" by setting up a "one to one" mentorship program . With mentorship project, CYDD aims to prepare university students for the challenges they might face both in their personal and professional lives, support their personal development and enable them to make good decisions. Priority is given to girls for mentee selection. project reportread updates from the field
Teach Children Computer Coding for a Better Future
 
In this age of digital technology, children shouldn't only be digital consumers but should also learn to produce.Schooling system in Turkey does not allow for programs to develop creativity and free minds. Private schools have special programs but only for kids who can afford it. CYDD aims to give young children of low income families who don't even have computers at home this opportunity to learn computer coding in a fun way, enjoy being creative ,produce and gain self confidence.
 
   

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