Strategic consultancy and capacity development
We work to build capacities of the social solidarity economy actors, especially cooperatives. We provide capacity building services for initiatives that seek to organize under cooperatives or to improve their cooperatives.
Project development and implementation
We design, develop and implement projects for the improvement of the social solidarity economy.
We design and implement training programmes for social solidarity economy actors and cooperatives based on their needs. We offer post-training monitoring and evaluation services.
We collect, analyze and report qualitative and quantitative data on cooperatives, labor market and livelihoods.
Cooperative advisory and advocacy
We offer advisory and advocacy services for the improvement of cooperative entrepreneurship.
Youth Employment Research Report
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Strong Women Strong Cooperatives
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Rapid Assessment Report: Kahramanmaraş Earthquakes
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New Generation Cooperatives Society
The “New Generation Cooperatives Society”, also known as the “NewGenCoop” Project, marked its culmination with a closing conference on June 24, 2022, in Ankara. This significant event brought together project partners, international delegates, national public institutions, cooperatives, and NGOs active in the cooperative ecosystem, highlighting the collaborative spirit of the initiative.
Koopdestek.org.tr is a question-and-answer platform that provides competent and straightforward answers from lawyers, financial advisors and cooperative experts to questions frequently asked by cooperatives.
The New Generation Cooperative Community is a community of cooperatives that strengthens the operational structures and networking capacities of new generation cooperatives to enhance democratic participation in decision-making.
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Thanks to the innovative team of the Youth Deal Cooperative, the international workshop fueled creative discussions, and paved the way for possible future collaborations. We appreciate the Youth Deal Cooperative for the networks it mobilized before the workshop and for its skillful moderation of the discussions. We support them in their efforts to internationalize cooperative knowledge, and hoping to collaborate with them in the future
Thanks to this training, the Youth Deal Cooperative translated the Think.Coop training module of International Labour Organization (ILO) into Turkish.
We obtained relevant information on the role and duties of municipalities in development of social cooperatives within existing legal and administrative framework, and we had the opportunity to devise our roadmap with the Youth Deal Cooperative.
Youth Deal Cooperative has shared the proceedings of the international networking action through national dissemination workshops, the Co-op produced a conceptual framework for Turkey's social cooperative movement thus contributed to national lawmaking.
Economic system is embedded into social system and it has its ecological limits. Unless we accept this, it is not possible to correctly face with the ongoing crisis. To overcome this crisis, we need to cooperate - not compete.
Here, they don’t think highly of Syrians. There are too many young people, and the quality of the jobs does not fit us. People tell us that we take their jobs from them. Life and working conditions are very difficult, and that’s why we, young people remain unemployed.
Particularly the information on legislation, advantages and disadvantages, and relations with local administrations was very useful. We developed our roadmap based on this report, and we worked very efficiently together.
Projects that we wanted to conduct as İZSİAD became meaningful. Consultancy provided by the Youth Deal Cooperative enabled us to discover our social sensitivity and responsibility areas, and to come up with sustainable solutions.
With its efficient and dynamic team, the Youth Deal Cooperative brought innovative methods to the traditional structure of our long existing cooperative. We derived substantial benefit from using digital tools, and from participation of our personnel in the learning process with an institutional perspective.