Weʼve raised £5,815 to Help our beloved Huzur Vadisi through this difficult period in Turkey
- London, United Kingdom
- Time left
- Funded on Saturday, 30th September 2017
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My first yoga retreat was in Huzur Vadisi in 2001 and it totally changed my life. Thousands of us must have passed through Huzur Vadisi as guests over the past 25 years. We have experienced everything from relaxation and respite from our daily lives, to states of deep bliss to life-changing moments.
Recent events in Turkey have been sad on so many levels, but it really brings it home when you think of the impact - of tourists staying away while the country stabilises itself - on the livelihoods of all those beautiful, dedicated people who have given us so much - Ian, Jane and Tanfer, not to mention the wonderful staff at Huzur Vadisi, including Sevgi the lovely cook, and all their families.
The upheaval has inevitably been reflected in the bookings for Huzur Vadisi, and as a result it is under threat of permanent closure. We would like to help to raise a useful sum to help tide them over and hopefully enable them to keep the Peaceful Valley enterprise afloat until better times. It would be wonderful to repay them in a small way for everything we have gained.
They have managed to raise £10,000 so far to meet their outstanding business payments, but need to find more to meet taxes, national insurance payments in Turkey and staff compensations, and hopefully enable them to re-open as soon as possible.
Let’s not leave our friends on their own when they need a helping hand. Please pass this on to any one else that you know that might be able to help.
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Sep 30, 2017
One of my favourite places to hang out and practice yoga. Wonderful wonderful staff that make it so special - lets hope we've done enough to pull you through! Love to you Tanfer xx
Sep 29, 2017
Sep 29, 2017
I'd love to visit Huzur Vadisi in the future. Please keep us posted of your journey on Facebook, and all the best in such a difficult time.
Alison Clare Malley
Sep 28, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
Sharon & Gary Carter
Sep 26, 2017
Beautiful yoga centres created by amazing gorgeous people. We love you and want to continue to enjoy our retreats in Turkey with you forever!
Sep 25, 2017
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