Şemsinur Özdemir

January 10, 2022

Maths teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (4): ‘Let’s buy some things for home as a token of prayer for us to remain in Pakistan’

Hacer Bahar Çokarslan, who worked as a Mathematics teacher at the PakTurk Schools, narrated her experiences while she was preparing to leave Pakistan, the support given […]
January 4, 2022

Maths Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (3): We became like siblings with the Pakistani parents

In the third part of our interview, Hacer Bahar Çokarslan, who taught Mathematics at the PakTurk Schools, narrated her marriage process and how that affected her […]
December 28, 2021

Maths Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (2): It’s not my thing, but if Allah wills, He makes you loved by your students!

In the second part of our interview, PakTurk Schools Mathematics Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan narrates her first teaching experiences in Karachi and Lahore, her rapport with […]
December 21, 2021

Mathematics teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan’s mysterious journey from Izmir to Pakistan (1)

While still a high school student, Hacer Bahar Çokarslan had intended to become a teacher in Turkish schools abroad. Her parents were not even willing to […]
December 14, 2021

Educationist and theologian Mustafa Hatipoğlu (5): I spent the best years of my life in Pakistan

In the last part of our interview with Mustafa Hatipoğlu, one of the first Hizmet-inspired volunteers who migrated to Pakistan at a young age to provide […]
November 16, 2021

Mustafa Hatipoğlu (4): I wept as I left Pakistan

In the fourth part of our interview, Mustafa Hatipoğlu, one of the first education volunteers to go to Pakistan, narrated his marriage process, the exciting events […]
November 12, 2021

Educationist Mustafa Hatipoğlu (3): We became the first mentors of PakTurk students

In the third part of our interview, educationist Mustafa Hatipoğlu narrated how the first students were enrolled in the PakTurk Schools, his teaching days and the […]
November 7, 2021

Educationist Mustafa Hatipoğlu (2): We had no expectations; Allah made us see things nicely

Mustafa Hatipoğlu, who lived in Pakistan for 18 years and provided various educational services at the PakTurk Schools, narrates his student life in Islamabad, his road […]
November 2, 2021

Educationist Mustafa Hatipoğlu (1): I went to Pakistan to become an ideal theologian

Educationist and theologian Mustafa Hatipoğlu is one of the first volunteers to migrate to Pakistan with the ideal of sublime service to humanity. Actually, the stepping-stones […]