PROJECTS: Kurdish in Turkey: gec09_2

Yarren Kesman, 3, peers out from the window of her Uncle's shanty as her cousin, Firat, 5, takes advantage of the weather outside their home in Istanbul, Turkey.  The family lives within a squatter community of Gecekondu homes, translated as house built over night.  Yarren's father, and two Uncle's work long hours to support the family of 18.

Yarren Kesman, 3, peers out from the window of her Uncle's shanty as her cousin, Firat, 5, takes advantage of the weather outside their home in Istanbul, Turkey. The family lives within a squatter community of Gecekondu homes, translated as house built over night. Yarren's father, and two Uncle's work long hours to support the family of 18.