The “Mercy” Association for Culture and Solidarity operates in North Macedonia, and it organizes charity bazaars in 6 municipalities of the country in solidarity with the earthquake victims in Turkey.
The Skopje-based “Rahma” Association for Culture and Solidarity, which has been working in close cooperation with various institutions of the Republic of Turkey for many years, has carried out many activities to alleviate the suffering of the earthquake victims in all its branches, women’s branches and youth. Branches across the country since February 6th.
The Mercy Association has organized bazaars of solidarity with Turkey since Monday, in the capital, Skopje, as well as in two different places in Tetovo, in the center of Gostivar, Kumanova, in Slubchan settlement, in the municipalities of Kerkova and Lykova. .
Iman Bakio, one of the student volunteers who worked at the bazaar in Skopje, said Turkey helped the Balkans and Albanians in many areas and stood by them, so they felt a debt of loyalty.
– “Turkey is very important to us”
Bakio said, “We are doing this bazaar to help Turkey in one way or another. It started since yesterday. We will be here until Friday. We are here from 11:00 to 16:00. Anyone who wants can come and donate.”
Emphasizing that Turkey is very important to us like the Balkans, Bakio said, “It is important because it helped us in many ways, and we also have many family members who went to Turkey from here and this affects us as well.” He said.
Fikriye Ibi, who is studying at the Medical High School in Skopje, also stated that she organized the charity bazaar to be with the earthquake victims in Turkey and in solidarity with them.
– The continuation of in-kind and financial assistance to the Mercy Association
Yasin-i sharifs and hatims and prayers for those who lost their lives under the charge of “mercy” were read in different cities of Macedonia.
Mercy Association directed in-kind and financial aid to the campaigns and organizations of the Macedonian Turkish Civil Society Organizations Union (MATUSITEB) and the International Balkan University (IBU).
A container donation campaign of €5,000 has also been launched as part of solidarity efforts with the earthquake victims.
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