"A SAPLING FOR MY TEACHER" CAMPAIGN ON THE OCCASION OF NOVEMBER 24 TEACHERS' DAYThe Ministry of National Education launched a campaign to plant tree saplings for teachers on the occasion of Nov. 24 Teachers' Day. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan donated 1000 saplings to the campaign aiming at planting at least one sapling for each 1 million and 200 teachers in the country. Every sapling will be planted for teachers by students in the memorial forest.
The Ministry of National Education launched "A Sapling for My Teacher" campaign in an effort to give an everlasting meaningful gift to teachers and our country on the occasion of Nov. 24 Teachers' Day.
The Ministry decided to launch this campaign after last summer's forest fires in various different parts of the country that deeply affected the whole community and decided to establish a memorial forest in order to raise environment and nature awareness.
Students can make sapling donations by clicking http://meb.ai/K1SbSf link in the official site of the Ministry of National Education as a part of the campaign and give the certificate of their donation to their teachers as a gift. "A Sapling For My Teacher" campaign organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry allows students to make donations as much as they like for their teachers.
First support to the campaign came from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who attended planting tree sapling ceremony in the July 15 Democracy Museum Opposite the Presidential Complex as a part of the National Forestation Day.
President Erdoğan said during the ceremony that the Ministry has launched "A Sapling for My Teacher" campaign on the occasion of Nov. 24 Teachers' Day adding that the campaign aims at planting 1 million and 200 saplings for the 1 million and 200 teachers of the country.