Ankara Gunes Village has been established as a cooperative by 9 members on September 2000. Several of the members of our organization are either from Middle East Technical university, or graduates of the university.
The aim of our coopearative is to develop and apply a healthy, natural and ecological lifestyle. The activities of our group will extend the development energy efficient houses for living, permaculture, collection of endengered plants in a botanical garden, use of renewable energy sources, and recyling. One of the aim of our cooperative is to educate the children and the people living in rural areas and show them the new ways of sustainable living. Currently, a location near Ankara is decided for settlement and purchasing and/or renting of some fields in this locality is underway.