Minister of Family and Social Services Mahinur Özdemir Göktaş explained the details about the Family and Youth Fund after the cabinet meeting. Applications for the fund will begin to be received on the ministry’s website.
Minister Göktaş emphasized that they relaxed the conditions for the earthquake zone and said, “In the first stage, we will receive applications from our young people in Adıyaman, Gaziantep’s İslahiye and Nurdağı districts, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş and Malatya. In the future, we will expand the program throughout Turkey to include all our young people. We will offer interest-free loans to our young people who will take the first step towards starting a family. People whose applications are approved will be offered 150 thousand lira loan support with a total maturity of 48 months and a grace period of 2 years. “We will carry out the process in proportion to the money accumulated in the fund,” he said.
Göktaş stated that young people will be able to implement their own projects with the loan to be offered and explained that those who are between the ages of 18-29 as of the application date, that is, those who are less than 30 years old, can benefit from the program.
Minister Mahinur Özdemir Göktaş said, “In order to benefit from the fund, a criterion has been determined that the total income of the couple should not exceed 2 gross minimum wages.”
Young people who want to benefit from the Family and Youth Fund must have at least 2 months and at most 6 months until the official wedding day as of the application date. Applications will be evaluated carefully.
Minister Göktaş evaluated, “Our young people who will benefit from the fund must undertake to benefit from the training and consultancy services that our ministry will offer before marriage and to benefit from the training and consultancy services it will offer after marriage.”
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