This past autumn, we intended to find sponsors for 50 students who were on the waiting list in order to go to school at the beginning of the academic year. Therefore, we ran “more sponsors, more students” campaign from 1st to 31st September. We are glad to announce that all 50 students were sent to school successfully. Furthermore, Yari foundation received 25,500kr one time donation which is approximately equal to 1 year of education for 10 students. We sincerely appreciate your trust in us as well as you good will which has enabled us to reach those students in need. [...]
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School Start campaign This autumn, we intend to send 50 more students, who have been in waiting list, to school with your help. Therefore, we are running “More sponsors, more students” campaign from 1st - 30th september. What you can do is to sponsor a child and invite your friends to join the campaign. As a sponsor you will pay 200kr/20€/28CAD monthly to give an unprivileged child access to education. Join the campaign and HELP! Every kid should have the right to a quality education so that they can have more opportunities in life. A good [...]
Yari is turning 20 years old! we have arranged an event to review memories and celebrate the achievements we have collectively made. This is a free event and open for all. Get your free tickets from the link below. Looking forward to see you all. Reserve you ticket here! Date & Time: September 27th 2019 - 18:00-21:30 Location: Allaktivitetshuset Address: Sturegatan 10, 172 31 Sundbyberg Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Three awesome supporters of Yari Foundation, Peiman, Siavoush, and Marcus have teamed up to run a half marathon for YARI on 18th May in Gothenburg. Their intention is to raise awareness on “children’s right to have access to education” and support the cause that Yari foundation is working with. In parallel with this initiative, Marcus is running a fundraising campaign for his effort which a partner company of Yari will “DOUBLE” the amount he raises in these campaigns. Help him hit his target and support his campaign via the link below: Read more about campaign You can [...]
Today, 9th of May 2019, coincides with Yeganeh Abbasi Bacharach’s birthday, our beloved former colleague and enthusiast to the Yari Foundation who unfortunately left us with great sadness after her death last autumn. We at Yari Foundation have now set up a healthcare fund to the honor of Yeganeh. This healthcare fund will provide financial help to the children or children's parents who need medical care in Iran. The background to the establishment of a healthcare fund is on the initiative of some of Yaris members who in recent years collected donation in a bank account in Iran, to provide [...]
The last part of Eidi Campaign was a vernissage of the photos taken by Mostafa Kazemi, photographer, and a documentary film by Behzad Azadi. Mostafa and Behzad traveled to Kermanshah and took the images during the Yari schools opening ceremony. The schools have built by Yari after the earthquake in the Kermanshah region in 2017 and now more than a hundred children can go to these schools.
As you might already hear in the news, unfortunately, a massive flash flood affected large parts of Iran, killed and injured many people and destroyed several buildings and houses. Yari foundation wishes to express its deepest sympathy to those affected by the flood and would like to inform you that fortunately, all of the children we support are doing well. We try to have an overview of the situation and see where we can contribute to the reconstruction in a meaningful and effective way. Yari has close contact with all our contact persons in Iran and receives ongoing information on [...]
During Nowruz celebrations (March 18th - April 2nd, 2019) a campaign called #Eidi_bedim created by Yari team and at the result, 60 000 SEK collected for the students supported by Yari. The campaign had many different parts from a radio interview to sending emails and text messages to the Yari’s members. One of the most important parts of the campaign was the Nowruz greeting movie which produced with the help of Yari's ambassadors: Alireza Modjalal, Cinema and theater actor Maryam Madaresi, Food blogger Azadeh Rojhan, Member of parliament Ardalan Shekarabi, Minister for public administrations Rostam Mirlashari, Musician and singer Siavoush Mohammadi, [...]
Yari’s Annual Assembly The annual meeting of Yari held at the Yari’s office in Stockholm, where the past year activities and the plan for the upcoming year presented, and the new board members elected as well. The graph shows the incredible development we have had in recent years and the rapidly growing rate for the last two years. Sara Baghchehsaraee and Haleh Nowroozi have left the board for personal reasons, but they remain active in Yari’s activities. Sara will continue her tasks in the customer service and2 Haleh will be more engaged in the new medical [...]
Film Screening Yari’s events this year started with screening the latest movie of Jafar Panahi ”3 Faces” (In Swedish: 3 Kvinnor). It was a collaboration between Folkets Bio and Zita Bio in Stockholm. We look forward to arranging more small events of this kind in cooperation with various partners in 2019 to increase the interactions with all the fantastic people who are interested in our work for the children.