Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

Aiming to contribute to the strength of companies with works performed in the information sector, which is the common forward-looking ground of all economic activities, Gantek is aware that commercial success cannot be thought independent of a sustainable social development.

Gantek supports non-governmental organizations with the sense of social responsibility shaped by this awareness. Non-governmental organizations supported by Gantek are Education Volunteers Foundation of Turkey (TEGV), Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG), Association for the Support of Contemporary Living, Street Kids Rehabilitation Center, and Mehmetçik Foundation.

Supporting the Turkish team participating in the Peking to Paris Rally with the message “Make Way For Education”
Racing for the Community Volunteer youth at Peking to Paris Rally, world’s oldest motor race, with Anadolu A1, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gantek Technology Ahmet Öngün and his teammate Erdal Tokcan brought the second place cup to Turkey.

Participating in the world’s oldest classic car rally, which was organized for the first time in 1907, and racing in the “classics” category consisting of 1960 model vehicles, Anadol A1, manufactured by OTOSAN in 1967 with chassis number 371, came in second place after a journey of 15 thousand km achieving great success journey.

As the first Turkish team participating in the Peking to Paris Rally, Ahmet Şefik Öngün and Erdal Tokcan transformed this race into a social responsibility and donated all of the revenues and grants earned from the sponsors supporting the team to Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG). 140 university students had the chance to receive scholarship throughout their 4 year-long university education with the campaign “Make Way For Education” which was started with “Champion of Hearts: Anadol” traveling from Pacific to Atlantic to provide scholarship to Community Volunteer youth.