top of page
 
Thanks to donors and supporters over the past two decades, Children of Persia has already helped countless families in Iran, through education programs and initiatives like those listed below. 
EDUCATION (PAST PROJECTS)
 

HASAN SOLEYMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


KERMANSHAH, IRAN

The elementary school was constructed following the 2017 Kermanshah Earthquake in partnership with Popli Khalatbari Foundation, a UK based charity organization.  The construction including roadwork and school yard, was completed in 2020 and the school serves 36 children grades 1-6.   There are many extremely impoverished children in Kermanshah provinces and the school is a great step in offering opportunities to the local children.

SCHOOLS IN FARS PROVINCE
FARS, IRAN

As part of the annual back to school program, twelve hundred children in the far reaching areas of multiple regions in Fars Province received backpacks filled with school supplies: 1,060 children in Fars, 40 children in Bushehr, 50 children in Kohgiloyeh Boyerahmad, and  50 Kermanshah.   

KHANEH MEHR SCHOOL
KARAJ, IRAN

Owned and operated by the Society for the Protection of Street and Working Children, Khaneh Mehr supports around 166 street and working children in the elementary school grades 1-6, middle school grades 7-9, and the vocational school providing a wide range of educational, work and life skill, and extracurricular opportunities.  We have funded this program for many years including the provision for the following: 
 

  • Mental health services, including counseling to children and families

  • Medical and dental services with hospital support

  • Legal aid for obtaining legalization documents (birth certificates)

  • School uniforms, supplies, nutrition, health screenings, and Nowruz gifts for children and staff

  • 40 field trips for children for learning and fun activities

  • 15 recognitions, awards, celebration events held for children

  • Classes on math, computers, reading and writing, core curriculum, art, music, traditional hand crafts, jewelry-making, and sports with a soccer team in the Soccer League for Working Children

  • Shoes for 600 children in 5 Street and Working Children’s centers, and distribution of new shoes for working children across Tehran over one week

  • One-year vocational training programs outcomes in recent years:

  • 22 boys completed training on welding, machining,

  • 24 boys completed electronics and repair of mobile phones,

  • 70 girls completed cosmetology,

  • 20 completed leather craft making,

  • 20 completed carpet weaving, and 

  • 90 completed sewing/tailoring.

IRAN COLLEGE FUND

Set up by generous donors/volunteers in Iran after Bam earthquake to help with continuing education for students with need.  The fund supported students from Bam, Kerman, Rasht, Tehran.

U.S. SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Provides $2,000 for undergraduate college students demonstrating a financial need.  The program, currently on temporary hold, has provided over 50 scholarships since 2006 to students in need from universities across the US.

bottom of page