This year you can donate the desired amount to TYY's development cooperation projects and Q-House’s renovation and furniture costs by paying the amount directly to TYYs collection account. You can also donate a smaller or larger amount.
"We want to give students a low threshold opportunity to participate in a good cause. Even a small sum is important, "explains Satu Nurmi, TYY's specialist for international affairs.
TYY collection account is FI48 5716 9020 0256 10. When paying, please mark on the message field to which project you want to donate.
The National Police Board of Finland has permitted the Student Union of the University of Turku to collect donations to the projects mentioned above. Collection licence number RA/2017/644, valid 19.6.2017-21.5.2019 in Finland (except Åland).
Collection targets 2017-2018
Q-House € 15 (or sum of your choice)
The funds are used for the cost of renovating the Q-House. Renovated office space is rented to student organisations for organising various events.
Students donating more than € 10 before the end of 2017, will get their name on the wall of the Q-house (if they give TYY permission).
Zimbabwe Aids Orphans € 4, 70 (or sum of your choice)
TYY has supported Zimbabwe's Aids Orphans since 2008.
The donated money will go for for schooling and general well-being of 400 Zimbabwean orphans. The association has children's center in the Harare suburb of Dzivarasekwa.
Read more: www.zim-orvot.org/in_english
New target: The Finnish Somalia Network € 4, 80 (or sum of your choice)
Through The Finnish Somalia Network, you support environmental well-being and help to reduce maternal and child mortality rates in Somalia. During 2017 and 2018 the project includes planting plants in drought-affected areas and ensuring that more than 100,000 women can give birth more safely. The project will also offer environmental education to schools and expertise to health care staff.
Read more: www.somaliaverkosto.fi/in-english
Additional target: The school of the Wixarika people
After the end of TYY's own Mexico project, you still have the opportunity to donate to the school supported by TYY. The funds are spent on school staff’s salaries, teaching and school supplies, as well as school coordination costs.