Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Charity

Iranian Cleric Promoting Book-Reading among Children in Deprived Areas

An Iranian cleric has gained reputation for running cultural activities in remote rural areas of Western Iran, promoting book-reading among children.

Charity Worker Helps Wishes of 453 Cancer Kids Come True

An Iranian charity worker has dedicated her life to children with cancer to change the colour of their world.

Twitter User Finds Smart Way to Raise Funds for Cancer Kids

An Iranian Twitter user has applied a smart trick to raise funds for the Iranian Mahak Society to Support Children with Cancer.

Young Man Dedicates Himself to Taking Care of Handicapped Dog

Brown is a dog who lost its leg in a car accident in Tehran, but survived thanks to a young Iranian man who is now helping him live a better life.

‘Diplomatic Ladies’ Hold Food, Handicrafts Festival in Tehran

A festival of food and handicrafts was held in Tehran on Thursday by the Diplomatic Spouses' Association of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Philanthropist Using Instagram to Help Children’s Dreams Come True

Maryam Ommi runs an Instagram page called “Dreams” and has, so far, realized the dreams of some 400 children living in deprived regions.

Lifeguard Dedicates Life to Saving Others after His Son Drowned

An Iranian professional swimming coach and lifeguard recounts the touching story of her son getting a cardiac arrest while swimming in the sea.

‘Iran Rescue Bit’ Raises Crypto-Aid for Flood-Hit People

An independent campaign has been launched in Iran in order to attract international aid in cryptocurrency for flood victims in the face of US sanctions which have choked off foreign funds.

Iranian Physician Spends Income to Restore Historical Monuments

An Iranian physician has opened her office in the historical Aminoddoleh Caravanserai in Kashan, central Iran, and is spending part of her income on the renovation of the monument as part of a bigger plan to raise public awareness about the country’s cultural heritage.

Disabled Man Turns into Entrepreneur after Facing Reality

A disabled Iranian man, now known as the “Messenger of Hope”, has turned into a successful entrepreneur and is now creating jobs for a host of disabled individuals, but to reach that point, he had to face the reality.

Iranian Doctor Visits All His Patients Almost for Free

A benevolent Iranian physician in the town of Meybod in central Yazd province has become a very popular doctor as he charges his patients a very low medical examination fee.

Iranian Physician Sings to Patients to Make Them Happy

An Iranian physician boosts his patients’ morale by singing songs for them, a video of which has gone viral on the social media in recent weeks.

Organs of Brain-Dead Iranian Girl Donated to 57 Patients

The organs of a 22-year-old Iranian girl have been donated to at 57 patients after her brain death.

Young Offenders Stage Play in Support of ‘Iranian Oliver Twists’

A group of Iranian teenagers from the Juvenile Detention Centre in Tehran have staged a play named Oliver Twist based on the famous classic of the same name by British writer Charles Dickens, as part of a campaign to “support Iranian Oliver Twists.”

‘Bakers Battalion’ Making Bread for Flood-Hit Iranians

A group of Iranian female bakers from the city of Khanuk in Kerman Province, southern Iran, have baked 3,000 local breads to send to flood-stricken areas of the country.

‘EU’s €1.5m Cash Aid Insult to Flood-Hit Iranians’

Head of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation (IKRF), the main relief organization of Iran, says the country’s government should have rejected the European Union’s offer to send €1.5 million in cash aid to Iranian flood-stricken people, as the amount was extremely small.

Monir Farmanfarmaian, Prominent Master of Folk Art, Dies

Famous Iranian artist and traditional folk art collector Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has died at the age of 97.

Deployment of Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi in Iran for ‘Flood Relief’ Sparks Controversy

The deployment of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units, also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, in Iran to contribute to relief operations in western flood-hit areas has sparked controversy.

Iranian Charity Helping Hearing-Impaired Children

Iranian physicians have launched an audiometry charity foundation named “Forgiveness” that works as an NGO and helps hearing impaired children regain their hearing ability and raise awareness among their families.

Iran Names 11 Candidates for ‘Person of the Year’ Award

Eleven candidates have been shortlisted for the Persian of the Year, a title awarded by the Channel One of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).

Former Drug Addicts Cook Gourmet Food

Some 15 men and women, who managed to give up drug addiction, have celebrated their feat by taking orders for food in a ceremony called “A Bite of Kindness.”

Iranian Author Donates Cash Prize to Training of Sunni Teachers

An Iranian author has donated his huge cash prize to the training of Sunni teachers at elementary schools in the underdeveloped province of Sistan and Baluchestan in south-eastern Iran.

Epic Play with Disabled Actors Staged after 10-Year Rehearsal

An epic play with 30 elderly and disabled actors was finally staged in Iran after nearly a decade of rehearsal.

Little Girl Who Survived Iran Quake Finally Gets a House

A survivor of a family of six, all of whose members were killed in the 2017 deadly earthquake in Western Iran, has finally got a house and seen her dream come true.

Girls with Intellectual Disability Thrilled to Meet Famous TV Host

Iran’s most popular sports programs host has called on girls with intellectual disability at one of the institutes run by the Rehabilitation Organization.

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