Ongoing Projects

Establishing Children Libraries in Kermanshah Province & Implementing ‘Read with Me’ Program

 

Project partner: The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature in Iran

Start time: September 2016

Location: Javanrood, Zalan, Rijab and Salaas Babajani cities

Objective: To promote the power of reading and education amongst children

Target group: children, adolescents and their families

Number of target group: 2,300 people collectively

Major activities: Implementing the Read with Me program and establishing children’s public libraries for children and adolescents; Promoting a strong reading culture; Holding reading sessions; Teaching reading aloud along with vocal training; Holding creativity classes

 

Financial Assistance for Farhang School in Tehran

 

Project partner: Farhang Educational Complex

Start time: December 2016

Location: Abdol Abad area in the south of Tehran

Objective: To help immigrant children with difficult economic conditions continue their educational journeys

Target group: Female and male students in primary and secondary grade school

Number of target group: 230 Afghan students

Major activities: Providing financial assistance for the academic year for students in need, especially for Afghan immigrant students; Conducting academic and extracurricular courses such as language and computer classes; Holding book reading sessions; Organizing special workshops such as classes for communication and interaction with students 

 

Educational Program - Support for Children Living in Brick Kilns in Mahmoudabad

 

Project partner: Mahmoudabad Children Support Educational Association

Start time: September 2016

Location: South of Tehran (Mahmoudabad brick kilns)

Objective: Educate children and provide social support

Target group: Children living in brick kilns in Mahmudabad

Number of target group: 500 students

Major activities: Holding entertainment programs for students; Organizing classes and workshops; Preparing creative classes; Distributing personal hygiene kits; Providing counseling and other support resources

 

Individual and Social Development for Children and Youth in Shirabad – Zahedan

 

Project Partner: The Entrepreneurship Development Foundation for Women and Youth

Start time: Fall 2019

Objective: Youth empowerment through the power of education and reading

Target group: Educationally disadvantaged students in Shirabad-Zahedan

Number of target group: 270 students

Major activities: Promoting the power of reading; Teaching students; Implementing creative reading methods; Empowering students and teachers through a social development plan; Enhancing basic literacy in the region

 

Implementing ‘Read with Me’ Program and Teaching Basic Literacy in Qeshm Island

 

Project partner: The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature in Iran

Start time: Fall 2019

Location: Qeshm Island

Objective: To empower children by promoting reading and strengthening basic literacy

Target group: Children and educators of 60 kindergartens on Qeshm Island

Number of target group: 500 teachers and students ages 15-25

Major activities: Promoting reading, education and empowerment of children; Empowerment of district educators in implementing creative education and strengthening basic literacy; Strengthening basic literacy

 

Reinforcing and Enhancing Basic Literacy in Educationally Disadvantaged Children in Shirabad - Zahedan

 

Project partner: The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature in Iran

Start time: Fall 2019

Objective: To empower children by promoting reading and strengthening basic literacy

Target group: Educationally disadvantaged children in Shirabad – Zahedan

Number of target group: 270 people

Major activities: Strengthening basic literacy; Promoting reading, educating and empowering children; Empowering district educators to implement creative education; Strengthening basic literacy

 

Equipping Parvin Etesaami School, Chanf Village - Sistan And Baluchestan

 

Project partner: Majmaeh Yavaran Farhang va Andishe Makran

Start time: Summer 2019

Objective: To provide teaching aids and facilities for students, and create a favorable and standard academic environment

Target group: Parvin Etesaami school students

Number of target group: 300 people

Major activities: Equipping the school library;  Equipping the study hall; Equipping the laboratory

 

Equipping Shahid Motahari School - Iranshahr

 

Project partner: Majmaeh Yavaran Farhang va Andishe Makran

Start time: Summer 2019

Objective: To provide teaching aids and facilities for students, and create a favorable and standard academic environment

Target group: Students of Shahid Motahari school students

Number of target group: 180 students

Major activities: Equipping the library and the school laboratory

 

Equipping Iranshahr Central Student Research Center

 

Project partner: Majmaeh Yavaran Farhang va Andishe Makran

Start time: Summer 2019

Objective: To provide educational assistance facilities for students

Target group: Iranshahr school students

Number of target group: 5,400 people

Major activities: Repairing and renovating the research building; Purchasing special laboratory equipment

 

Research Project to Improve the Quality of Education in Schools with a Participatory Approach (In Rostam City)

 

Project partner: Mehr Center for Social Cultural Development

Start time: September 2020

Objective: To design a strategic plan to enhance the quality of education schools in Rostam city

Target group: Students of Rostam city

Major activities: Conducting research with the aim of identifying the current state of education; Identifying the factors affecting the education process of students from elementary to high school; Recognizing the incentives of education development in Rostam city; Providing a collaborative and cross-sectoral platform for development education enhancement in Rostam city; Preparing workshops with and for students

 

Providing Educational Facilities and Properly Equipping Mohammad Hossein Mahmoudi School

 

Project partner: Mohammad Hossein Mahmoudi Sarvestan school in Isfahan province

Start time: September 2020

Objective: To provide a standard, student-friendly and safe environment to be able to provide the students top quality education

Target group: Mohammad Hossein Mahmoudi School

Number of target group: 218 students

Major activities: Properly equipping educational spaces to create a favorable academic environment for students

 

Equipping the Premises of Mehr Social and Cultural Development Center in Rostam City

 

Project partner: Mehr Center for Social and Cultural Development

Start time: Spring 2020

Objective: Provision of educational facilities to provide academic opportunities and empowerment of disadvantaged children

Target group: Disadvantaged children in Rostam and Mamasani cities

Number of target group: 500 people

Major activities: Equipping the building with the facilities needed for the Center’s activities to hold training classes; Enabling teachers to conduct academic activities in favorable environments; Providing educational support and resources for students in need