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Our Mission & Vision

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Derman offers its services freely, at no cost, to all Kurdish, Turkish, Turkish Cypriot and Eastern European Turkish people mainly Hackney irrespective of their political, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Derman’s services are all completely non-denominational and politically unaligned.

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The word ‘DERMAN’ means – strength, solution, cure

Our Mission and Aims

  • To provide holistic, culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate services that effectively meet the needs of our communities
  • To greatly improve the quality of life and to promote the continued wellbeing of people within these communities.
  • To respond to the ongoing demands of the Kurdish and Turkish speaking communities in London by the continuous development of services and facilities that address their needs.
  • To empower people and ensure their voices are heard.

Our Vision and Values

Our vision is for a thriving community where Kurdish, Turkish and Turkish Cypriot people are able to reach their full potential and enjoy the highest quality of life and health.

  • Inclusivity: Our vision is to provide a service at no cost and accessible to all regardless of ethnicity, political or religious background
  • Professionalism: By providing the best possible service in the most effective, professional and caring way to our clients
  • Community led and community based: Derman developed from within the Kurdish, Turkish and Turkish Cypriot communities and remains firmly based within them
  • Caring and commitment: We care about our communities’ wellbeing and are committed to improve their quality of life
  • Empowerment: We are passionate about supporting our community members to feel more in control of their lives and make their voices heard
 
 
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