Each youth is precious; we must eliminate obstacles to equal opportunities in their pursuit of employment.
Emine Sabancı Kamışlı, Esas Sosyal Chairwoman of Board of Trustees
As of 2017, 34% of Turkey’s university graduates are currently unemployed. They are more likely to remain unemployed for 6 months or longer compared to primary and high school graduates. If they graduate from one of the many ‘second tier’ state universities, they are even less likely to be employed.
Keeping in mind the ‘21st Century Skills’ framework, the “First Chance” (İlk Fırsat in Turkish) program was designed to increase employability of youth by:More Information
First Chance has great impact as a multi dimensional project.
Bülent Belin TEGV Field Support Manager
Working in NGOs by means of First Chance empowers young people.
Uğur Gülderer Genç Hayat Foundation General Manager
First Chance raises social awareness of youth.
Zeynep Arslan Support To Life Human Resources Manager
Working in an NGO presents great opportunities for networking.
Beyza İlhan TEMA Foundation Deputy Head of Human Resources Department
Working in an NGO strengthens social skills of young people.
Nazan İlter Tarakçı Community Volunteers Foundation Head of Finance and Administration
First Chance is a great, out of the box program!
Pelin Kabalak Darüşşafaka Society Secretary General
NGOs and First Chance, together reveal potential of youth.
Kübra Avtepe TEV Human Resources Manager
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