In 2016, the municipality has started an eco-village project. The project aimed to create a safe space and a friendly environment for the locals to spend their free time effectively by attending workshops and socialise. Moreover, it has been developed with active participation of University Students.
The volunteers will be working in the village and help the specialist to landscape, planting etc. During the work, volunteers will be have the opportunity to engage with local youth.
Unterkunft und Verpflegung
Volunteers will be staying in a Hotel in shared rooms of 4/ cafeteria
Lage und Freizeit
Mezitli is mostly devoted to residences along by the sea and located in the center of Mersin, which is a typical Mediterranean city with its beautiful nature, history, weather and local cuisine. Mersin is one of the most modern provinces with palm lined avenues and a good base for visiting the nearby historical sites and beaches. Its also the largest port of Turkey. One may find all the comforts of a big city and all the characteristics of a Mediterranean city.
After the crisis, broke out in 2011, resulted in the worlds one of the biggest population movements and refugee issues on april 29th, 2011, and as a result of this forced migration movement, approximately 3 million people from Syria started to reside in Turkey as refugees. With the extension of the process started in April 2011, Syrians continue living in Turkey under positive or negative effects of in social, economic and political level. Mersin is one of the cities, which hosts Syrians refugee population and works on the social cohesion most by creating special cultural programs for Turkish and Syrians young people.
Wer organisiert das Projekt?
Mezitli, one of the four districts of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality, is located in the heart of
Mersin. This year will be our first cooperation with Mezitli Municipality, For more information about the municipality please visit http://www.mezitli.bel.tr/