We are supporting 1000 students now!


We dream of a world where every child has the possibility to attend school. Our goal is to help over 5,000 children by 2023. The Yari Foundation’s mission is to enable socially and economically marginalized children in Iran to complete their education, thus giving them a chance to fulfil their own potential and create a future for themselves. We are glad to announce that at the start of the academic year of 2019, we sent 1000 students to school compared to the previous year which was 800 students. Students are aged 6-18 and are from throughout Iran. As we know [...]

We are supporting 1000 students now!2019-11-03T17:40:00+01:00

School Start Campaign – Result


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. [...]

School Start Campaign – Result2019-11-01T10:27:27+01:00

School start campaign – Avale Mehr


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 [...]

School start campaign – Avale Mehr2019-10-06T23:00:56+01:00

Canada Office Launch


Sunday 2nd June 2019 was a historical day for Yari Foundation. We officially launched in Canada. We are very humbled by this occasion and take this opportunity to spread our wings and reach more children to provide financial means to continue their education. Our mission is to sponsor 5,000 children by 2023. This is only possible with support from the community.In parallel with the launch, our team in Canada organized an event with different activities. Yari chairperson, Siavoush Mohammadi opened the event with a briefing on Yari foundation. Later, Mohsen Khalkhali, Yari coordinator in Canada, shared his personal journey on how [...]

Canada Office Launch2019-07-18T06:56:33+01:00

“Resan Hit” podcast interviews Yari chairperson


In the popular Swedish podcast ”Resan hit” (In English: The journey here) people who come from an immigrant background are interviewed about their life story and experiences. One of the people honored to have been interviewed is the chairperson of Yari Foundation, Siavoush Mohammadi. In two different episodes of the podcast, Siavoush tells us about his experiences. From his childhood in Uppsala to his time as a researcher within space physics, and what it is that he is working on today when he is not busy with the Yari Foundation. During the interview, he shares his thoughts on everything from [...]

“Resan Hit” podcast interviews Yari chairperson2019-06-04T21:59:34+01:00

Run for Yari Report


On 18th May 2019, three awesome members of Yari foundation, Peiman, Siavoush, and Marcus, teamed up to run a half marathon (Göteborgsvarvet) for children of YARI on 18th May in Gothenburg. Their intention was 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 attempted to fundraise for children of Yari foundation in return for his effort and time. A partner company of Yari foundation pledged to double the sum raised during the #RunForYari campaign. The campaign resulted in 5,480 SEK public donations [...]

Run for Yari Report2019-07-09T20:59:16+01:00

RUN FOR YARI on 18th May


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 [...]

RUN FOR YARI on 18th May2019-05-17T21:59:51+01:00

Yeganeh healthcare Fund


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 [...]

Yeganeh healthcare Fund2019-05-17T22:18:05+01:00

Entrepreneur Fundraising Dinner – Report


On Wednesday 24th April, Yari’s sponsor and Ambassador Sorosh Tavakoli hosted a dinner that some of Yari’s ambassadors (Ardalan Shekarabi, Minister of Public Administration; Yasmine Satei-Berns, host at Resan-Hit podcast & entrepreneur; Bahar Pars, Actress) and a few entrepreneurs and business owners attended. The main purpose of the dinner was to present Yari organization and the way it works. Accordingly, Gabriella Overödder, from Effektiv Altruism held a very interesting and insightful discussion around effective giving which shed light on the effectiveness of the ways Yari works. You can listen to her TedTalk here. Another highlight of the night was that [...]

Entrepreneur Fundraising Dinner – Report2019-07-09T20:18:09+01:00

Vernissage – Yari Schools


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.

Vernissage – Yari Schools2019-06-04T22:00:34+01:00