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Children of Persia was established in 1999 with the simple objective of promoting the well-being of children by providing assistance in areas of healthcare, education, and social services.  Children of Persia is an independent charity organization and has no affiliation with any political, religious, or secular group.  Children of Persia is an Int. Rev. Code, §501(c)(3) organization.  All donations are tax-deductible.

Children of Persia's mission:

To help needy Iranian children and their families, regardless of their religious, political, or ethnic background. 

During the past three decades, the Iranian community living abroad has evolved into a solid, successful, and compassionate part of numerous world communities, enjoying many comforts and endless opportunities.  Many of us desire to share our prosperity and seek opportunities to assist those that are less fortunate.  Children of Persia strives to channel this desire into concrete opportunities for reshaping the lives of the most vulnerable children.

Through the acceptance of individual, family, business, and corporate contributions, Children of Persia:

  • Identifies and evaluates specific projects
  • Determines the legitimacy, extent, and details of needed assistance
  • Develops plans to meet identified needs and implements the delivery of services

To ensure full implementation of project goals, the Children of Persia Board of Directors has established a Project Management Committee in Iran.  The members of this Committee are volunteers who lend their time and expertise to implementing the organization’s mission on a grass-roots level.  This Committee is directly accountable to the Board of Directors.

Realizing the importance of good conduct and honesty, Children of Persia conducts its activities based on an adopted a Code of Conduct.

Board of Directors

Children of Persia is managed by a dedicated Board of Directors, who volunteers time, effort, and knowledge toward the fulfillment of the organization’s mission. Our Board members come from diverse backgrounds and have years of expertise and experience in legal, financial, medical, and technical professions, as well as academic and social services fields.

Kambiz Fakhrai, President
Shiva Davoodpour, Treasurer
Ali Zinat, Vice President
Katayoon Shaya, Secretary
Farideh Jahanbin
Laya Kahnamoui
Dr. Soheila Rostami



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