Empowering Disadvantaged Young Women In Iran


Toronto 4th Annual Evening of Hope

We ‘re looking forward to our 4th Annual Evening of Hope gala in Toronto on Friday October 27, 2017. We hope you’ll join us too. Tickets are now on sale at  CAD$120 each.  CLICK HERE OMID Foundation Canada is a registered Charity (Charity... Read More →

Latest News About Our Peer Education & Leadership Program

OMID’s ultimate goal is to train its graduates so that our center in Iran is eventually run by OMID graduates. We believe that no one understands the problems that a victim of abuse and neglect has to deal with better than those who have experienced... Read More →

Taking Big Steps Towards Becoming a Trauma-Informed Organization

So what happens when a child experiences early traumatic events? The impact of adverse childhood experiences can often create toxic stresses that affect a young person’s development and learning. Their brains often become wired to function on survival... Read More →

Marjaneh Halati on “Breakfast with Homa Sarshar”


 Marjaneh Halati, Founder of OMID, was interviewed on Saturday 16, 2017 by Homa Sarshar, on her LA based radio show called “Breakfast with Homa Sarshar.” Marjaneh talked on air about her research on the institution of marriage in Iran... Read More →

OMID Mountaineers scale second highest peak in Iran

One of our most important programs at OMID is sport in general, and mountain climbing in particular! Mountain climbing gives our young women a well-deserved sense of achievement as well as doing wonders for their self-confidence. Our young women climbed... Read More →

The Sands of Time Event raises funds for OMID

Last month we told the story of Women On A Mission Singapore and their visit to OMID last November. We also announced details of an event called The Sands of Time being hosted by them, on June 8, 2017. We are delighted to announce that this event... Read More →

Generous Donation Made By Australian Cyclists soon after a visit to OMID

In the second week of April, OMID was visited by a group of cyclists from Australia, who were cycling through Iran to visit Isfahan and Shiraz. The cyclists were on a tour organized by Social Cycles, who run life changing adventure tours that link cycling... Read More →

Parvaneha Program Update

 Our Parvaneha program started in September 2016 with the aim of providing social, psychological and educational support to the young women in our program, who had missed out on early nurturing experiences in life. Parvaneha is the OMID program... Read More →

We Invite You to our 7th Annual DC Gala on October 21

Tickets are on sale now for our 7th Annual fundraising gala in Washington, DC. CLICK HERE to buy your tickets or to find out more. Marjaneh Halati, Founder of OMID will give an annual report about OMID’s achievements and future plans. The evening... Read More →

Women On A Mission In Singapore For Omid

In November last year, Women On A Mission, having just been on an incredible expedition, visited our center in Tehran and were truly impressed and moved by the work we are doing. Women On A Mission (WOAM) is a women driven non-profit based in Singapore... Read More →

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