Entries by copersia

Welcome to our new website

Children of Persia is proud to announce the unveiling of our new and updated website.  In conjunction with our social media channels, we hope that our new site will help us connect with our constituent communities and effectively communicate our message. We hope you will join us in our cause, and help us in our […]

Disaster Relief Assistance in Iran

In response to the devastating earthquake in Bam, Children of Persia became actively involved in helping the relief efforts.  Our members in Iran and the United States were able to assist various organizations both in and outside of Iran in the relief efforts.  We continue to provide funds to those organizations that are addressing the […]

Children of Persia in the News

Children of Persia Board of Directors Brian Oliner, Roshanak Hakimian, and Farzaneh Javid appeared on a live TV interview on the Perspective show to discuss and promote Children of Persia’s organizational goals in helping needy Iranian children.  Children of Persia extends its deepest and sincere appreciation to the Iranian community of the Washington metropolitan area […]

NIH Symposium- An Overview of Child Health in Iran

One of the goals of Children Of Persia is to educate the Iranian-American community about the needs of children and families in Iran. In pursuit of this goal, Children of Persia organized a symposium in conjunction with Iranian Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on An Overview on Child Health in Iran. This […]

Why Children of Persia?

In Iran today, 15% of children under the age of five suffer from malnutrition and the probability of dying before the age of five is approximately 34%.  Furthermore, 75% of children under the age of five are without health insurance. In provinces such as Sistan and Baluchistan, these statistics are much more dire.  Out of […]