Child Foundation Sverige

Child Foundation Sverige is the official office of the global organization "Child Foundation" for Sweden and other Nordic countries. Child Foundation Sverige is registered in Sweden as a non-profit organization (org. # 802497-0918). We are dedicated to extend the vision and mission of Child Foundation in Sweden and other Nordic Countries. Do not hesitate to contact us if you decided to make a difference and help a talented child in need.

Mission

Our mission is to help children in need, who have been identified as high achievers, remain in school.

Vision

Our Vision is that we believe that education can move a child beyond the stigma of poverty, and give that child the tools to reach his or her true and full potential.

Board Members


Nima Zarif Yussefian

President, Founder and Member of the board
Nima holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University, Canada. He is currently a senior researcher in Sandvik Coromant R&D in Stockholm.


Ehsan Jalilian

Chairman of the board
Ehsan has a PhD degree in Materials chemistry from Stockholm University and works currently as department manager in Sandvik Coromant R&D in Stockholm.


Farzad Abtahi

Treasurer and Member of the board
Farzad has a master degree in Communication Systems from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). He is technical support engineer at Netnordic Sverige in Stockholm.


Naghmeh Okhovat

Public Relations and Member of the board
Naghmeh is student and has a master degree in The Best Interest of The Child and Human Rights (child and youth studies) from Stockholm University.


Dr. Peyman Raoofi

Member of the board
Dr. Peyman Raoofi holds a Doctorate and Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University and a BA in psychology from California State University, Northridge. He has many years of experience working with children on the spectrum of Autism/Asperger, and Mental Retardation. Throughout his trainings for intense psychosocial interventions he has been trained for ABA methodologies and DTT program in treating children with challenging behaviors. In addition Dr. Raoofi has worked as a social worker with elderly population at an Adult Day Health Care Center. UNICEF and Relief International are other organizations that Dr. Peyman Raoofi has been actively involved to help disadvantaged children on a global level. He is a lifetime member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, Golden Key International Honor Society, recipient of Presidents Volunteer Service, and UNICEF Honorary Ambassadorship. Dr. Raoofi is currently serving on the Board of Iranian Psychological Association of America (IPAA), and Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA), Profamily Group, and as President of Child Foundation USA. Dr. Raoofi is current chair of two committees of Membership and Young-Professionals at United Nations Association Los Angeles.

About Child Foundation

Our Mission

To help children in need, who have been identified as high achievers, remain in school.

Our Vision

We believe that education can move a child beyond the stigma of poverty, and give that child the tools to reach his or her true and full potential.

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