Within 8 months, Ümraniye Municipality has ensured 7 thousands of families to trade with Social Market that it has opened in the direction of Social Municipalism understanding.
Ümraniye Municipality has been going on its citizen-focused works with the projects that it has actualized since 2004 in the direction of its vision as ‘Being a Model Municipality in Service and Quality’. The Municipality stands by a lot of citizens whose financial situation aren’t well with Aged-Home Care Service, Public Soup-Kitchen and Social Market. Social Market that has been prepared by Ümraniye Municipality in 2014 for needy-indigent citizens in Ümraniye and that there has been a market where requirement materials are situated is maintaining to service. In the market where money isn’t used for shopping, people can do the shopping with the ‘Social Support Cards’ that are delivered to the needy-indigent families determinated by the Municipality. Social Market that is designed to fulfil all needs from foodstuffs to cleaning materials, from meat counter to clothing rayon has supplied with 7 thousands of families during only 8 months. Citizens that do the shopping periodically are transported to the various locations of Ümraniye by service vehicles of the Municipality after the shopping. Besides Ümraniye Municipality plans to bring two new Social Markets that are at project phase in the districts of Istiklal and Necip Fazıl into service.
Date: 30th of October 2014