+1 Put You In The Bead // +1 Boncukta Sen Koy

Member

Mutlu Toksöz


Local organization

JCI Adana


National organization

Turkey


Member

Mutlu Toksöz


Duration

December 14, 2019

Target

Making jewelry workshop with Children with Special Needs


Target population

30


Target avg age

12


People impacted

240


Sustainable Development Goal

Reduced Inequalities


Development stage

Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability


Purpose

Our friends who have special needs cannot socialize because they are alienation in society. As JCI Adana ; We aimed to share a time period in which they were not alienation and to carry out a jewelry design workshop with them. One of our goals is to ensure the sustainability of this project


Overview

People's communication with each other and the feeling of empathy gradually diminish with our friends who have special needs we said together with them +1 Put You In The Bead. The beautiful necklaces and bracelets were made together. These children have only love inside in their hearts and we testified unforgettable feelings in the hearts of all JCI members and guests. The people who participated in the project had fun and effective hours in which the emotions experienced in every moment . Our friends who participated in the project were given gifts such as picture book and crayons to draw in their homes by remembering us and using their imagination.


Results

As a result of the activity;
Many members spent a time in which they could communicate and share with children with Special Needs.
30 children and 10 JCI necklace and bracelet with 120 members participated from 60 different branches in Turkey were made.
Some of the sold by auctıon in the Gala Night
All guests attending the event were informed about JCI.
Seeing the positive effects of this project on the disadvantaged groups, JCI members left the hall to bring the continuation of this project to their projects.


Recommendations

• Projects involving such activities can be carried out with more stakeholders to create more impact.
• By ensuring the sustainability of the project, the number of disadvantages in the area of influence expands and they have positive touches on many lives.


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