In Memory of Sohaila Sahami

Dear Family and Friends, We thank you for your sincere well wishes, love and support for Sohaila and our family. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you please consider making a donation to KCIS in her name. Sohaila loved helping all people, especially children, and she would be so happy to have your support for this wonderful cause.

$2450

Has been raised so far

Our Mission

Our Mission is to break the cycle of poverty by helping children stay in school.

Keep Children In School (KCIS) implements its mission by either matching sponsors directly to children whose families cannot afford to keep them in school or accept one time donations, thus enabling them to continue their education from elementary school through college.

What began in 2000 as a small project by family and friends to “give back,” KCIS evolved into a recognized charity in 2010 in the state of California and received its OFAC license (IA-16947) from the department of treasury in 2012.

Help a Child

You can help a child by making a general donation, becoming a sponsor, or contributing to their back to school or Nowruz shopping.

Dedicate an Event

Dedicate your special day and help change lives. It’s easy! Create an event on our website and ask your guests to donate to KCIS in lieu of gifts.

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