Monday, November 28, 2022

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Iranian charity highlights transgenders’ woes, urges govt. help

An Iranian charity campaigning for the rights of transgender people recounts the hardships facing the trans community in Iran and calls on the government to take serious action to help the transsexual overcome the cultural, social, financial challenges they grapple with.

Iran’s football legend rescues convict from hanging

Iran’s football legend Ali Daei has rescued a death row convict from hanging.

No Orphan without Sponsor in Iran: Official

A senior Iranian charity official says there are no orphans without sponsors in the country.

Ali Daei helps release 18 unintentional offences inmates

Iranian football legend Ali Daei and a group of benefactors have helped release 18 prisoners held for unintentional offences.

A World First: Charitable Online Taxi for Disabled in Iran

A charity NGO in Iran is about to launch the world’s first free online taxi service for the disabled people. The service, which is a brainchild of the director of Behesht-e Imam Reza charity, is specifically designed for the disabled with major movement problems as well as the mentally disabled.

Cab Driver Wins Reputation after Refusing to Charge COVID-19 Nurse

The driver of an Iranian ride hailing application has earned a reputation after refusing to charge a nurse working at a hospital's coronavirus ward.

Iranian Villager Nominated for Prestigious Children’s Literature Award

Abdolhakim Bahar whose voluntary activities to promote book reading have won him a reputation, lives in a remote village in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iranian Teacher Spends Inheritance on Buying Tablets for Deprived Students

Hossein Assadi is an exemplary Iranian teacher and a scientific elite, with a track record studded with medals and certificates of commendation. But this is not what he is known for.

7-Year-Old Cancer Girl’s Wish Comes True in Ancient Castle of Shush

Zeynab, a seven-year-old Iranian girl, is battling against cancer. She always wished to become a queen one day and have her own castle and treasure.

Dressed as Clown, Iranian Engineer Visits Hospitals to Make Kids Laugh

An Iranian electrical engineer accompanied by his friends and wearing a clown’s outfit goes to children’s wards at hospitals to make them laugh.

Iran’s Only Baby Chimp Survives Premature Birth, Poor Health

Baran is the only baby chimpanzee in Iran whose life was saved by a veterinarian right after its premature delivery and is now kept at Eram Zoo in the capital, Tehran.

Iran’s Red Crescent Erects Field Hospital in Lebanon

The Iranian Red Crescent Society has set up a makeshift hospital in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, as part of its efforts to help the Arab country after the massive blast that hit Beirut port.

COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Lepers Lonelier Than Ever

A clergyman in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad is mingling with lepers who have slipped into oblivion for years and who everyone stays away from.

Little People Join Popular Campaign to Help Poor in Iran

Couples of short stature have gathered in a mosque in Tehran to participate in an aid program to help the poor people.

Devoted Teachers Making Sacrifices amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran

Many teachers in remote and underprivileged areas of Iran are making sacrifices to keep instructing their students amid the closure of schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Iranian Artists Produce Mask at Hafez Hall of Tehran

A number of Iranian theatre, television and music artists have set up a charity workshop to produce masks at the Hafez Hall of Tehran amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Afghans Producing Hospital Masks in Iran amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Afghan nationals residing near the capital, Tehran, are producing over 1,000 hospital gowns per day.

IRGC Commanders Donate Part of Salaries to Corona-Hit People

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) are donating 20 percent of their salaries to coronavirus relief efforts, a spokesman said.

Benevolent Family Finds a Way to Help Autistic Children during COVID-19 Outbreak

An Iranian family with an autistic child has put their villa in Karaj at the disposal of the Adult Autism Empowerment Institute to make it easier for the families with autistic kids to observe health recommendations during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Young Girl Volunteers to Purify Bodies of COVID-19 Victims before Burial

A young Iranian lady is voluntarily purifying the dead bodies of coronavirus victims as part of the funeral ritual that all deceased people go through in the country.

Iranian Holy Shrine Used for Production of Masks amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The holy shrine of Shah Cheragh in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz has been temporarily turned into a workshop for local women producing masks amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 in the country.

Several Natl. Icons Rush to Help Needy Amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran

Several Iranian world champions as well as a renowned actor have rolled up their sleeves to reach out to needy families amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Iranian Radiologist Helping European COVID-19 Patients for Free

Hamdreza Edraki is an Iranian radiologist and war veteran who is doing his best to serve the people not only in Iran but also in other countries amid the coronavirus contagion.

Retired Nurse Returns to Help Tackle Coronavirus Crisis in Iran

As Iran is severely hit by the outbreak of a novel coronavirus, many nurses and doctors have volunteered to work in the special centres for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Among them is a retired nurse who has returned to help tackle the nationwide crisis.

Fajr Film Festival Kicks Off in Iran; Opening Ceremony Funds Donated to Flood Victims

As the 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has gotten underway in Iran, the festival organizers are donating the opening ceremony funds to the people affected by flooding in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

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