Bursa Modern Education Cooperative (MEC)

Name: Bursa Modern Education Cooperative (MEC) N° of Employees: 105
City: Gorukle N° of Members: 1600
Country: Turkey Year of formation: 1995
Website: http://www.cagdas.org.tr

MEC is the first education cooperative of Turkey, established by 23 members composed of teachers & families. Today, MEC owns a kindergarten, a primary school, a cultural center & two dormitories. 541 students benefit from these facilities while 165 are given full scholarship. The mission of MEC is to raise well educated & socially beneficial generations with an education policy which is adherent to contemporary & universal values indicated by Ataturk, the founder of Turkey and which fully adopts the cooperative principles.

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