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Turkish-German aid group organize classes teach Rohingya women needlecraft



(MENAFN) A Turkish-German assistance group teaches needlecraft to Rohingya women who have been staying in camps in Cox's Bazar city in Bangladesh after escaping conflict in Myanmar.

Germany-based Turkish Avrupa Yetim-Der (International Help Organization for Orphans) first opened a course on needlecraft and later donated sewing machines for 15 women who finished the course.

Akhter emphasized that she could only survive with donations after losing her husband: "I was in the middle of persecution with my two children and I had to flee."

One of the women who contributed in the course is Sayma Akhter, who lost her husband and had to escape with her two children, told Anadolu Agency that she attended the training to forget her sorrow.

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Turkish-German aid group organize classes teach Rohingya women needlecraft

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