Our Impact


Social Circus invites everybody regardless age, social, economic or ethnic origin. Youngest students of Sirkhane are called Circus Habibi. Teenage trainers are called Circus HEroes. In Sirkhane, we train circus heroes with social circus pedagogy, who will use the power of laughter and smiles to empower and inspire more children.


500,000 children

Hundreds of thousands of children impacted

In Mardin region there are thousands of marginalized children and youth, including refugees and ethnic minorities. Most of them is deprived of educational opportunities and safe, playfull childhood. Sirkhane is proposing an alternative way of engaging refugee and displaced youth in education through non-formal playful means.


4+2 locations and units

Four centers + two mobile units

Sirkhane leads activities in 4 centers, in Turkey and in Iraq. Two projects of Sirkhane are aimed at reaching rural places of Mesopotamia and Turkey, where children don’t have access to educational resources.


8+ years

years of serving communities