Page 105 - B-SR-2016-EN
P. 105

            Gemlik Means

 Mini Projects for Special Children  Borusan for Us

            Borusan has been investing and working in Gemlik for 40 years. From one of its most

            important production sites, it has invested in social, cultural and educational projects for
 Borusan Lojistik
            the town of Gemlik. As part of this, it established a tradition of providing a public evening
 ITO/Joyful Hands Garden  meal during Ramadan at the Gemlik Dock Square, which was attended by thousands.

            Borusan again held the Gemlik Olive Festival in a celebration of one of the town’s most
 In  order  to  help  mentally  and  physically  handicapped  children  get  the   precious products.

 rehabilitation  they  need  through  engagement  with  nature,  and  increase
 their life quality however marginal it may be, we have organised seed balls,
 garden planting, wish tree decoration, fence and ground painting activities
 in  Istanbul  Chamber  of  Commerce  -  İTO  ‘s  Special  Education  Practice

 Centre in Pendik.

 For this project through which we have accessed to 225 kids, we dedicated
 a TRY 5,000 budget. Our co-operating project partner Çekül provided the

 materials and practical guidance for the activities. We are aiming to realise
 further projects as per the needs of the children there at the Rehabilitation

 Borusan   Our  Ocean  Volunteers  at  Borusan  Makine  ve  Güç            In conjunction with the
 Sistemleri Adana Branch stepped forward and put
 Makina   up  a  booth  in  their  office  to  create  awareness  for      Gemlik Municipality and
                                                                           the Cinematic Culture
 ve Güç   leukemia  disease  and  raise  money  for  Lösev  (The
                                                                           and Art Association,
 Children with Leukemia Foundation), and informed
 Sistemleri                                                                Borusan organized
 their  fellow  colleagues  of  Lösev’s  mission  and
                                                                           the Borusan Gemlik
 activities. The TRY 1,600 raised through the toy sales
                                                                           Children’s Festival,
 LÖSEV  made at the booth on behalf of Lösev was handed                    where children and their
 over to the foundation officials. We intend to put up
 Booth   the Lösev booth every year.                                       families enjoyed the
                                                                           nostalgia of an outdoor


 104                                                                                                               105
   100   101   102   103   104   105   106   107   108   109   110