The Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation opened 19 primary and secondary schools and 7 high schools in 33 provinces between 2000-2020. After converting a high school into secondary school and a new primary school was opened, 21 primary and secondary schools and 6 high schools provide access to education for more than 20,000 students every year.

The Foundation also supports the need for maintenance and repair of the schools,  donates computers, computer desks and books through campaigns during the year for the equipment of computer labs and enriching the libraries in the schools.

Primary and Secondary Schools

The Foundation conducted needs assessments together with the Ministry of Education to determine optimal locations where the construction of new primary schools will have the greatest impact in increasing access to basic education. Between 2000-2011, 16 primary schools and a preschool constructed and donated to the Ministry of Education. After the conversion of a high school into a secondary school in…

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High Schools

Particularly in provinces that receive high numbers of migrants, the capacity of high schools does not meet the demand by students. The Foundation conducts needs assessments with the Ministry of Education in order to determine locations where the lack of secondary schools are most acute. 8 high schools were built between 2004-2008 and 6.000 students benefit every year from better learning environments.

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Other Educational Facilites and Donations

After the 7.4 magnitude Marmara Earthquake on August 17th 1999, four school buildings in İstanbul were diagnosed by Istanbul Technical University as under risk of serious damage in the case of a potential earthquake. Through a protocol signed with the Istanbul Governor’s Office and the Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation four schools in Istanbul were reinforced…

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