Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Communication Faculty organized another social responsibility project taking place under the operations of the Community Involvement Center of EMU. The agency Genesis IMC that operates under the Communication and Media Studies Faculty, Public Relations and Advertising Department and Community Involvement Centre Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anıl Kaya visited Sınırüstü Old People’s Home in the context of ‘18-24 March Respect for Elders Week’.
During the visit that lasted approximately one and a half hours, the students talked and sang songs with elders also offering them a variety of fruit.
Melek Doğan from Sınırüstü Old People’s Home management expressed her opinions regarding Respect for Elders week and the problems the retirement home is facing: “The retirement home is not receiving the financial support we expect from TRNC citizens. This support is coming from abroad as well as from friends and families.
The elders also shared their joy after the event whilst, Melek Doğan thanked the university students for their meaningful visit expressing their satisfaction regarding the students’ attention and awareness.