Hayat Sende was selected as Changemaker by Sabancı Foundation in 2012, NGO of the Year by the National Youth Parliament in 2014, and was deemed worthy of support by Asia21 Initiative in 2016 as one of the 24 most influential organizations in Asia. Tuğçe Ekin, who was elected as the 3rd Social Service Institution and also the president of our association, came first in the category of Reducing Inequalities at the Turkey Awareness Awards given by JCI Istanbul.
WHO ARE WE?
Hayat Sende Youth Academy Association (Hayat Sende) was established in 2007 by a group of idealistic young people who grew up under the protection of the state, and carries out activities with the vision of enabling children and young people raised under the protection of the state, without discrimination, to life with basic life skills.
A world where children and young people raised under protection and individuals leaving protection can access rights and opportunities equally and strongly without discrimination.
Developing innovative policies for the difficulties faced by children and youth under protection and individuals leaving protection and making practices that will serve this purpose.