Memories

April 24, 2021

Colourful months of Ramadan in Pakistan and an iftar dinner at ‘Ayten’

In this part of a series of articles, educationist and writer Mehmet Karadayı narrated the preparations that started before Ramadan in Pakistan, how it showed changes […]
April 27, 2021

Speaking Urdu in Africa and the students’ reaction!

Gamze Çiçek, who had her university education in Pakistan and had to migrate to Africa afterwards, wrote her experiences in that continent, mentioning the various impacts […]
April 27, 2021

Teacher Zübeyde who was welcomed with roses in Quetta (2): I do not wish to change Pakistan’s place in my heart

In the second part of our interview with Zübeyde Koçyiğit, who taught Islamiat at PakTurk Schools, you will read about her years in Lahore and Islamabad, […]
April 29, 2021

My dear and true-to-his-name friend Abdülgani Gülmez’s journey to Pakistan

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit wrote about the “emigration ” of Abdülgani Gülmez, who he met in Turkey in the 1990s while he was preparing for leaving for […]
April 30, 2021

If it’s about ‘Hizmet’, it does not offend if I am to sell vacuum cleaners

Education volunteer Taner Koçyiğit wrote about his colourful life in Pakistan, where he spent 14 years of his youth with the intention of ‘Hizmet’, having gone […]
May 1, 2021

My extraordinary experiences in orderly Islamabad traffic

Educationist and researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the Islamabad traffic, which bears different aspects from the traffic in other Pakistani cities. He narrates the interesting and […]
May 4, 2021

Turkish students’ ‘mom in a foreign land’ Ayşegül Akyıldız: We know the hardships suffered are not in vain

Homemaker Ayşegül Akyıldız, who went to Pakistan with her two children and her husband when the PakTurk Schools were under duress, especially tried to stand by […]
May 6, 2021

We got to know all trees in the Kuğulu Park while waiting for the Pakistani visa!

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit wrote about the emigration of Abdülgani Gülmez, whom he met in Turkey in the 90s while he was getting prepared for going to […]
May 6, 2021

I was in Islamabad, but no one was waiting for a person like me!

Education volunteer Taner Koçyiğit wrote about his life in Pakistan, where he spent 14 years having gone there even chancing to sell vacuum cleaners for the […]