Making a Difference as an Expat in Turkey
By Amanda van Mulligen
Amanda Mulligen introduces us to an amazing expat, Figen Cakir, a British woman who moved to Turkey determined to make a difference in Goluk, Turkey. Figen's aim is for locals to make the most of their traditions and artisanal skills to give them a way to rebuild the livelihoods that were shattered a decade ago by an earthquake.
About the Author
Amanda van Mulligen, British born, moved to The Netherlands in 2000 and runs The Writing Well, an English language writing business. Amanda writes about life as an expatriate. For more information visit her website or contact her at [email protected]
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What an inspiration Figen is. I was enthralled to read about this experience and how her dedication to those around her must have surely proved inspiring to countless many. I am looking to visit Turkey next year and I would feel it a privilege if I were to meet Figen and those who are helping put the communities values back. God Bless