Natural Doll Atelier
Kilis is one of Turkey’s most affected provinces from the Syrian Crisis. Sharing a border and border gate with Syria, Kilis is the only province in Turkey that has a Syrian refugee population higher than its Turkish population. Sudden demographic change and the economic pressure created by the massive influx of refugees into Kilis intensified the social tensions and conflicts between Syrian refugee community and the host community. Within this fragile context, Leap Natural opened Turkey’s first and only Natural Doll Making Atelier with RET International and Kilis Municipality’s cooperation in 2018.