About Us


Small Projects Istanbul (Registered in Turkey under the Turkish name “ZEYTIN AĞACI DERNEĞI”) is a grass-roots NGO operating in Istanbul, Turkey to support those displaced by conflict in the Middle East and North Africa Regions. SPI runs a Community Education Center where local families and individuals come to participate in a variety of weekly programs designed to help them settle into their new lives and access the best opportunities possible to pave the way for a brighter future.
SPI works to rebuild lives through sustainable grassroots initiatives, including Women’s Skills Development Program, an array of language classes, as well as other activities such as music, art, and computer programs. Visit our Olive Tree Community Education Center and Women’s Skills Development Program pages to learn more.