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Gençler Engelsiz Harita Yapıyor!-Youth Create Accessible Map!
Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Sep 1, 2015 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The Project " Engelsiz Harita (Accessible Map) " will be carried out in January 1, 2015 to September 1, 2015 Activities of the project will take place between June 12, 2015 and June 18, 2015 with 31 youth workers. Participants who come from 7 different countries (Turkey,Germany, Italy, Croatia Greece, Bulgaria, Macedonia,) are going to have responsibilities in the project and come from will be located in the project. As we are Group of Genç Haritacilar organized training and workshops with 2 trainers and average 25 participants per trainning in different universities which are ITU Maslak Campus,Yildiz Technical University Campus,Selcuk University Keykubat Campus and Maltepe Üniveritesinde Marmara Education Village.During these training and workshops,we create campus map with students who were participated in these training and workshops and then we share these maps with all word within OpenStreetMap. We would like to use our all experience with our volunteers to create Accessible Map with providing youth participation.Genç Haritacilar Toplulugu capability of Free and Open Source Software and promote to social responsibility project through our specialities. In the project scope,workshop activities and cultural tours and visionary project performances/workshop activities. The project is going to take place Istanbul which is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country's economic, cultural, and historical heart. With a population of 14.1 million, the city forms one of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe. Participants; improvement of young people -chosen among disadvantaged youngsters whose financial condition isn't good, who are disabled, who are exposed to family violence or who have grown up in orphanages, who have never been to abroad- that have been successful in educational life. Barriers in public environments constantly prevent mobility-impaired people from free movement and participation.The aim of project to create map which is show information on the accessibility of public places (Public transport Hospital,Spor Center,Cafe,Restaurant,Shopping Center) with OpenStreetMap,to increase social interaction and mobility of disadvantageous youngsters and to contribute entegration of disabled people to social life.
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