If you asked the children of the migrant workers what they liked most this year during their stay at the Happy House, they would enthusiastically tell you about their exciting time with Esra.
Esra Dobra is currently employed as a secretary at the new ISIK Tarim hazelnut cracking factory in Ormanli. She is however a trained teacher by profession with experience prior to joining ISIK. During this past harvest, she creatively and playfully worked with the children left behind while their parents went to harvest the hazelnuts. The pictures below speak for themselves. We also say, thank you Esra.
Already read the news? We are pleased about the report on the project in the Migros magazine. With an extra charge of 5 cents a bag, Migros consumers positively contribute against child labor and ensuring good working and living conditions for migrant workers during the hazelnut harvest. We highly appreciate the strong commitment of Delica AG and other Gold members towards the Happy Hazelnut Project. Read more >>> Migros Magazin (MM30 | 24.7.17 | page 42 and 43)
The flagship project in Paşalar against child labor during the hazelnut harvesting is growing steadily and surely. One step at a time.
Farmers from the region are happy with the project because they can see the positive impact it has on the migrant workers and their families during their stay in Pasalar.
So the project is expanding with more farmers from the region joining the project. This means not only an increase in the quantities of sustainable hazelnuts but shared responsibility within and around the community.