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  • Catom2010 2

    1. 1. A American Turkish Friendship Council Investing in Education & Welfare of Turkish Children and Adolescent Girls
    2. 2. Great leader Atatürk’s biggest battle began after founding the Republic of Turkey. He had a vision to advance the newly founded, extremely poor and uneducated Republic amongst the most civilized Nations.
    3. 3. Atatürk believed that to achieve his goal, the most important and most productive task was EDUCATION! He specifically emphasized the education of women and said “We shall not catch up with the modern world if we only modernize half the population."
    4. 4. <ul><li>AS ATFC, WE ARE COMMITTED TO FOLLOW ATATÜRK’S VISION AND PRINCIPLES </li></ul>
    5. 5. 2010 Achievements In 2010, we changed the lives of many underserved Turkish children and adolescent girls. Some were able to attend school and some others were provided with warm coats and yearly school supplies.
    6. 6. <ul><li>T </li></ul>SCHOLARSHIP In 2010: MEET OUR NEW STUDENTS <ul><li>The number of our scholarship recipients increased from 14 to 18 </li></ul><ul><li>1 of our scholarship recipients graduated from college </li></ul>Emine is a 14 years old female student from Şanlıurfa, Turkey. She is in 9 th grade. Adalet is an 18 years old college student from Şırnak, Turkey. She is studying Childhood Education. Esma is a 10 years old female student from Şırnak, Turkey. She is in 4th grade. Zuleyha is a 10 years old female student from Mardin, Turkey. She is in 5th grade. Vesile is a 14 years old female student from Cizre, Turkey. She is in 9th grade. Ö zlem is a 22 years old college student from Diyarbakır, Turkey. She is studying Turkish Literature.
    7. 7. <ul><li>Th </li></ul>MEET OUR GRADUATE Hatice Altundağ graduated from college in Spring 2010 with a Philosophy degree. Currently, she is preparing for the government exam to become a certified teacher.
    8. 8. <ul><li>In 2010, we provided: </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s books </li></ul><ul><li>Toys </li></ul><ul><li>Gently used clothes </li></ul>to Ö merli-Mardin Reading Room READING ROOMS
    9. 9. Mardin - 2010 We provided school supplies to 500 students and coats to 100 students in 14 villages of Mardin.
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    15. 15. We would like to thank
    16. 16. The Turkish Student Organization at GA-Tech University for supporting us to raise funds at their Welcome Party and Movie Nights
    17. 17. All individuals who attended and/or responded to our fundraising events. And committed scholarship sponsors from Turkey, US, Canada, and England.
    18. 18. Corporations and Organizations for providing services and financial support. VIP Group Bakkal International Foods ACI’90
    19. 19. <ul><li>With your support we can do more in 2011! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With a minimum of $56,920 we can provide: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 scholarships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School supplies for 500 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>500 coats and boots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dental and hair care to 500 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>So far, we have raised $17,900 </li></ul></ul>ATFC’S 2011 Fundraising Goal <ul><li>WE HAVE $39,020 TO GO! </li></ul>
    20. 20. $11 = Yearly school supplies for 1 student $20 = Pair of boots for 1 student $20 = Dental and hair care for 1 student $23 = A coat for 1 student $600 = Scholarship to an elementary school student for one year $750 = Scholarship to a high school student $1,500 = Scholarship to a college student HOW FAR YOUR $ GO
    21. 21. Tax Deductible donations can be made to the American Turkish Friendship Council (ATFC) at 1266 West Paces Ferry #257, Atlanta GA 30327 Make your check out to ATFC and… put CATOM in the memo line. OR Via PayPal at www.theatfc.org Tax Deductible Donations
    22. 22. We wish you all a happy, healthy and joyous New Year with your loved ones! ı ı

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