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A school providing education to orphans for 154 years

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I have always marveled at the legendary Darüşşafaka School, a school founded on a fantastic philosophy. They believe in quality education and equal opportunities in education.

They educate children who have lost their mothers or fathers and do not have anyone to support their education. The school prepares them for life.

What can be more endearing than that? And they have been doing this mission for 154 years. There is no other example in the world. And most interestingly, it is not a public school, nor a private one; there are no funds to support them, they work only and only with donations.

For me, this school’s presence for 154 years is an indication that humanity still exists. I didn’t know the story of how the school was founded. I listened to the story personally from M. Talha Çamaş, chairman of the executive board of Darüşşafaka Association.

He is also an alumnus of Darüşşafaka. He lost his father when he was........

© Hürriyet Daily News