Mor Yakup Monastery- Turkey

In 2008, The Monastery of Mor Yakup in Salah is a Syriac Orthodox Church School and has 11 students.

The students are mostly from the villages in Turabdin. They board in the monastery and follow their education in the monastery school as well as in the state school. They are taken by bus every school day to the nearby town of Midyat. The monastery and school rely on the individual donations by the faithful.

The school needs approx $30,000 each year to continue its functions. Besides the 11 students, the monastery is home for a community of 3 monks and 4 nuns.

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