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Diyarbakir Photo Trip Summary

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Diyarbakir “Village Breakfast” with our hosts, Hulya and Mesut

Cay with the women of KAMER, Kamuran Hanım and Münevver Hanım

KAMER Cafe – Founded and run by women – with our hosts, Kamuran Hanım and Münevver Hanım

Outside the KAMER shop – Selling goods from the KAMER workshops

Checking out some KAMER products


Lunch at Sarya’nin Mutfagi – A female owned and scaled restaurant and catering business

Kinalieller Women’s NGO with founder, Müzeyyen Korkutata

Müzeyyen shows us the Kinalieller silver and metal workshop

Two women of Kinalieller showing us the jewelry produced in the silver workshop and sold in the NGO’s shop


Grameen Microcredit Turkiye clients tell us about their businesses

Grameen client, Zeynep Ensarioğlu’s Henna Wedding Shop

Zeynep’s shop

Traditional Henna Wedding products

Remziye Kurt’s hair salon – another Microcredit success story

Sevdet Çelik’s workshop – Citibank Award Winner

The women of the GAP Çatom Community Center

Making some socks

Socks made by the women of the Community Center

Community Center Textile Production

Textiles from Gap Çatom

More of the Center’s product

Kira, Hulya and me with our Çatom Community Center hosts

Jewelry and Traditional Dolls made by the Çatom Community

Hulya, me, Kira, and our Center host, Mekiye Issı

Mekiye showing us the jewelry workshop

Farewell photo at the airport!


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