MEC (Mahmud Es’ad Cosan) Foundation is an independent, Australian charitable organisation of international calibre. It was formed to ensure that the non-discriminatory philosophy and ideals of love, compassion, helpfulness and the legacy of the great intellect, scholar, visionary humanitarian, philosopher, social justice activist and spiritual leader, Professor Dr. Mahmud Es’ad Cosan, were carried out.

The Foundation was formed in Australia in 2002, just after Professor Cosan passed away. Since then, the Foundation has been an advocate for many disadvantaged communities and provided financial, social, psychological and spiritual support for the implementation of various humanitarian projects. Our overarching goal is to focus on social justice in society and address the physical, material, social, cultural, psychological and spiritual needs of needy communities.


M. Es’ad Coşan was born in a village called Ahmetçe, a village of Çanakkale city in Turkey, as the fourth child of the family in April 14, 1938. His family migrated to Istanbul when he was four. They were facing economic struggles after failure in business attempts and he was caring and careful enough to feel it. Thus, he started to work in early ages while he was going to school to support his family...