We envision a future in which all the displaced families in Istanbul are socially and economically integrated in a way that ensures their dignity and identity, enabling each person to fulfill their potential to live a healthy and rewarding life while contributing to their social environment.

Our Mission

Small Projects Istanbul is dedicated to helping those displaced by the MENA region conflicts. Our mission is to support the displaced with rebuilding their lives through community development, education, and empowerment. Our Community Centre is designed to be a place of safety and belonging; within this space, we are committed to working with the community to ensure the best opportunities for families, students, and individuals to reach their full potential in Istanbul and beyond. SPI strives to provide livelihood support opportunities within the Community Center by establishing a Women’s Social Enterprise, enabling skills development, income generation, and economic integration.

Our Values

  • Commitment to our vision and purpose
  • Reliability, honesty, and integrity towards one another
  • Transparency of and accountability for our actions
  • Equal rights and equal treatment
  • Celebration of diversity

By participating in this community, our members must abide by these values and principles, including all staff, volunteers, beneficiaries, and participants. We expect everyone to act, behave, and treat others in line with these values and regulations and how they wish to be treated themselves.