YARI is building All-Girls Boarding School in Sistan-Baluchestan


YARI is building All-Girls Boarding School in Sistan-Baluchestan One of the biggest challenges in the province of Sistan-Baluchestan in Iran, is the low literacy rate and student absenteeism from school. We are on a mission to change that! After a major investigation, we have chosen the Lashar area and the village of Kahiri for the school project. The survey has shown that by building a larger boarding school, we will be able to enable more children from more villages to go to school. Our preliminary study has also indicated that this may have implicit positive effects in the region as it [...]

YARI is building All-Girls Boarding School in Sistan-Baluchestan2020-11-26T01:33:17+01:00

Yari’s Annual Assembly 2020


Because of Corona virus spreading, The annual meeting of Yari was held online in which the past year activities and the plan for the upcoming year presented, and the new board members were elected as well.  The graph shows the incredible development we have had in recent years and the rapidly growing rate for the last 3 years. Mina Abbasi has left the board for personal reasons, but she remains active in Yari’s activities. Saeed Abbasi and Elahe Hamidi were  introduced as new board members. Saeed has an engineering background, and Elahe has many years experience [...]

Yari’s Annual Assembly 20202020-10-05T09:49:37+01:00

Nowruz 1399 campaign


Year 1399 started with Covid19 spreading in Iran as well as other parts of the world. and many got affected financially because of Covid19. This encouraged us to try to help more students and their families. So no matter how difficult was the situation we ran our Nowruz campaign to collect donations for Yari's students and their families. We made a campaign film with help of Charsoo teater group and Yari's friends and at the result, 45300 SEK collected for the students supported by Yari. Special thanks to Dagsljusgroup for supporting Yari as always. Iman Khayyatan: Idea och Producer and [...]

Nowruz 1399 campaign2020-06-15T13:01:13+01:00

Christmas campaign 2020 – Recap


During Christmas celebrations (December 2019) a campaign created by Yari team with collaboration with professional film making team and at the result, 79 donors have donated 45928 SEK for the students supported by Yari plus 12 new supporters started monthly donation.¬†The campaign had many different parts from a Video production and online marketing to sending emails and text messages to the Yari‚Äôs members. One of the most important parts of the campaign was the Christmas film which produced with the help of @Sprouting pictures. Special thanks to Sturrekatten Cafe in √Ėstermalm for their support. Iman Khayyatan: Idea och Producer Arantxa [...]

Christmas campaign 2020 – Recap2020-06-15T09:20:36+01:00

Annual meeting 2020 – online


We at the Yari Foundation are very grateful to you as a member for helping the children in Iran. In these Corona times, our support for the children becomes even more important. We who work at the Yari Foundation have had to reschedule all of our meetings as a result of the Corona virus. Among other things, it affects the annual meeting for 2020. Therefore, we have chosen to conduct the meeting digitally instead of physically. It will be great after all and we plan to hold the meeting on Sunday, May 17 from 11am to 3pm We will shortly send [...]

Annual meeting 2020 – online2020-05-12T12:35:09+01:00

Annual meeting is postponed


Vi är väldigt glada över att du som medlem överväger att närvara på vårt årsmöte nu på söndag den 8:e mars. Det är ett evenemang som vi i styrelsen sett fram mot extra mycket då vi har så otroligt fina resultat att visa er.  Vi har med anledning av rådande världsläge kopplat till coronaviruset fattat beslut om att flytta fram datumet för Yaris årsmöte 2020. Vi kommer därmed INTE att genomföra årsmötet nu på söndag den 8:e mars. Vi är fullt medvetna om att det inte råder några rekommendationer från Folkhälsomyndigheten som påverkar vårt beslut. Vi vill heller inte vara [...]

Annual meeting is postponed2020-03-03T23:58:22+01:00

Regarding Yari’s annual meeting 2020


Regarding Yaris Annual Meeting 2020 Soon Yari's annual meeting is coming and your participation is important. Before the annual meeting, all members have the opportunity to nominate themselves or others for next year's board. Read more about how and what it means in the attached PDF. A very warm welcome! Election Committee Email: valberedning@yari.se

Regarding Yari’s annual meeting 20202020-01-20T13:59:57+01:00

Inaugural Yari Film Festival in Vancouver – Report


Recap of Inaugural Yari Film Festival in Vancouver, Canada 20 scholarships for schoolchildren,  280 guests in attendance,  15 volunteers engaged,  2 films screened,  1 live piano performance,  11 event sponsors and  Thousands of dollars in generous charitable donations! These are the outstanding results of the Inaugural Yari Film Festival in beautiful Vancouver. First held in Sweden in 1999, Yari Film Festival was born out of our firsthand experience and belief in how powerful education is and how it can lead to strong characters and rich lives. Empowering socially and financially marginalized children to complete [...]

Inaugural Yari Film Festival in Vancouver – Report2019-11-27T10:45:49+01:00

Iranian film festival Stockholm 2019 – Recap


Yari Iranin Film Festival is the oldest Iranian film festival out of Iranian boarders and the biggest in Europe which this year was held by screening 12 movies (long and short) on 11th and 12th October in Scandia cinema in Stockholm. Yari foundation has been organizing this festival since 2000 with the goal to promote Iranian cinema in Europe and dedicate all the proceeds to education of schoolchildren in Iran.  During the last 19 years, Yari Iranin Film Festival has hosted many famous Iranian cinema icons from around the world. This year, the festival guests were well-known icons such as [...]

Iranian film festival Stockholm 2019 – Recap2019-11-15T16:37:14+01:00

Yari 20th event – Report


Yari foundation was born out of a burning desire to keep financially marginalized schoolchildren in school and provide them financial means to continue studying. 27th September 1999 is the day when the founders officially registered it as Yari foundation and since then it has been our mission to enable young kids making a brighter future for themselves through education. In honor of the 20th anniversary, on Friday 27th September 2019, we held an event to celebrate this wonderful 20 years long journey together with our founders, members, ambassadors and dedicated supporters. During the event, globally recognized Iranian Balouchi composer [...]

Yari 20th event – Report2019-11-11T15:13:12+01:00