The latest news and views about charities, donations, and charitable moves in general
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 Ali Daei has rescued a death row convict from hanging.
Iranian football legend Ali Daei and a group of benefactors have helped release 18 prisoners held for unintentional offences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Couples of short stature have gathered in a mosque in Tehran to participate in an aid program to help the poor people.
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.
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.
Afghan nationals residing near the capital, Tehran, are producing over 1,000 hospital gowns per day.
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.
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.
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.
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 Iranian world champions as well as a renowned actor have rolled up their sleeves to reach out to needy families amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
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.
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.