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Omid-e-Mehr, London, United Kingdom
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Address 6517 Lone Oak Drive Bethesda, MD 20817
ContactEmail info@omid-e-mehr.org  +
ContactNumber +1 301 5077031, +44 20 75846949  +
Country United States +
ExecutiveDirector Marjaneh Halati  +
FacebookURL https://www.facebook.com/OmideMehr?sk=info  +
Location 39° 1' 13" N, 77° 8' 1" WLatitude: 39.020313
Longitude: -77.133501
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MissionAndPurpose The Omid Foundations' mission is to streng The Omid Foundations' mission is to strengthen the social, emotional, and economic competencies of disadvantaged young women (aged from 15 to 25) in Iran, providing them with a sense of self-worth and with the opportunities to experience a full range of life options through self-empowerment, education and training. To learn more about the Omid Foundations and their work at the Omid-e-Mehr center in Tehran watch this CNN news story: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2009/02/01/namdar.glass.house.cnn /showbiz/2009/02/01/namdar.glass.house.cnn
Modification date
Operates in the following countries United Kingdom + , United States + , Iran +
OrganizationType International NGO (operating in multiple countries)  + , Foundation  +
SectorsWorkedIn Violence Against Women + , Teen Pregnancy/Mothers + , Single Mothers + , Reproductive Rights + , Reproductive Health + , Religion + , Refugees + , Poverty Alleviation + , Human Rights + , Homeless + , Gender Discrimination + , Empowerment + , Disabled Women + , Child Marriage +
Summary The Omid Foundations consist of three registered charities (in Iran, the US and the UK), which were established by Marjaneh Halati, a London-based social psychologist and psychotherapist.
Target Girls and Women +
TwitterURL http://twitter.com/#%21/omid_e_mehr  +
Volunteer Needs <h5>Donate</h5> The Omid-e-Meh <h5>Donate</h5> The Omid-e-Mehr center is a safe haven where young women with troubled pasts can take refuge. Here we build self-esteem and develop vocational skills to ensure bright futures.However, we have to turn away hundreds of women every year, so we need your help to open a new center. With regular donations from around the world we hope to be able to help hundreds more women in a second Omid-e-Mehr center. <h5>Volunteer</h5> In order to keep their costs at a minimum, only two of the staff members outside Iran hold paid positions (one in the US and one in the UK), their main task being the coordination of our fundraising efforts outside Iran. So, the help of volunteers is crucial to the running of their organization and they use volunteers from across the world. It is great work experience for those people who are at university and college and we are willing to give references to future employees based on your work at the Omid Foundations. http://www.omid-e-mehr.org/volunteer.php . http://www.omid-e-mehr.org/volunteer.php
WebsiteURL http://www.omid-e-mehr.org  +
YearOfFoundation 2004  +
Categories Organization  +
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