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About Mashiz

Inspired by Islamic faith and guided by its values, Mashiz runs on a non-governmental and non- political basis serving round the clock for rendering services to humanity. Owing to more than 25 years of experience it has the honor to be in ECOSOC and to receive several appreciations and awards such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award.
Mashiz protects and empowers disabled persons and children in need. It puts a great deal of emphasis on protecting, empowering and reintegrating children back to their biological families or community to reach preferential status in access to due Home for Children (H4C), education, empowerment, health and treatment.

Mashiz Timeline

1990
Mr and Ms. Eskandarizadeh, a young and caring couple aimed at sharing their love among children without parental care in 1990.
1993
They sponsored few children at first then they decided to broaden their family, as a consequence they stablished Mashiz Charity in 1993. Back then Mahsiz Charity was fundamentally stablished with the aim of supporting and empowering privileged children in deprived areas of the country.
1999
Mr. and Mrs. Eskandarizade established rehabilitation and care center for disabled persons to protect and empower them.
1994
They stablished the first Home for children (H4C) for girls without parental care in Kerman, their homeland which the origin title of Mashiz is a name of a city in this country.
 
1995
Treating and providing care for the needy was their next mission. Accordingly, they established 2 health centers of Abolfazl day-night medical and dental clinic and specialist medical and dental clinic of Hazrat Sayyid al-Shohada
1997-2008
Given the aim of providing family for children deprived, 9 homes were established and protects around 120 boys and girls in kerman and other deprived cities in Iran.
2012
Samaria’s project was launched in this project over 100 families were sponsored, in this project warm food were provided monthly and were supported financial holistically.
2013- 2016
Aiming at providing family and reaching more children 9 more homes were stablished for both girls and boys across the country in 2013- 2016.
2016
Mashiz charity had the honor to grant Iranian corporate social responsibility in 2016
2017-2018
Aiming at providing family and reaching more children 4 more homes were stablished for both girls and boys across the country in 2017- 2018.
2018
Granting consultative status (ECOSOC)
2019
Another H4C was stablished for girls deprived of parental care in 2019

 

Vision

We envision a world where no child is exposed to social harms due to parental deprivation. We seek to improve the quality of child protection by using national standards regarding protection, training and empowerment.
We intent to become an effective NGO in the field of providing alternative care in the form of Home for Children (H4C) as a family-based care with the aim of empowering children and youth without parental care plus supporting their families to create an opportunity for children to reintegrate.
We provide equal opportunities for all children without parental care by educating and empowering them to be future experts in different fields or profession.
Mission
Mashiz Charity, as a non-governmental organization provides care and protection for children without parental care. Our target is to extend our knowledge and experiences in order to develop the quality of our services plus developing useful guidelines. Our main mission are as follows:
  1. Providing alternative care, support and education for children by requiring a healthy and safe living environment
  2. Meeting children’s educational needs while acknowledging and developing their talents.
  3. Training life skills to prepare children without parental care to reintegrate back to their biological family or community.
  4. Conducting scientific and research studies in the field of social issues by using skilled and experienced experts to develop guidelines to be implemented across children homes.
  5. Developing more H4C across the country with the aim of reaching more children throughout the country even neighboring countries in line with national policies and standards with the aim of reducing the number of children in homes and making efforts to reintegrate them to their biological families.
  6. Empowering children affected by social harms and disabled persons in a way that not only paves the way for their return to society and normal life, but also can turn their inherent capacities into reality and make them effective for individuals plus society.
  7. Awareness raising and creating the necessary grounds in the field of prevention with the aim of reducing social harms.
  8. Empowering children and providing opportunities for them to be self-employed.
  9. Employment and entrepreneurship for the children under care with the aim of economic self-sufficiency.
  10. Providing financial and spiritual support by respecting human dignity of the target community and delivering accurate response to benefactors and esteemed supporters.

 

Message from the Founders

In the name of God, the most compassionate and Merciful
26 years of Mashiz experience is due to the efforts of hundreds of responsible, trustworthy and honest people who compassionately put their full-time energy to support the needy, and children throughout the country specially the deprived areas of the country.
Concerning the primary goals of charity, we had the chance to extend our help and affection to the needy by the help of almighty Allah and considerate staff along with the quarter-century experience of the founders. We move towards development, empowerment and rehab more active than the past by preserving and promoting human dignity and self- esteem.
Today we thank our Lord who has helped us to take steps towards care and health of the next generation of our beloved Islamic community by relying on the awareness and great efforts of the managers and staff of Mashiz family.
We are now wishing to see the smile of satisfaction on children’s faces and yearn to witness the happiness of families across our homeland.
Here we have the opportunity to thank all our colleagues at Mashiz charity. It goes without saying while we use our experiences, we try to keep up-to-date, be innovative and creative to continue the quarter-century experience for reaching the highest peaks of success.
Hoping for a day which no tears would shed except for joyous tears
Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Board of Mashiz charity
Mohammad Housein Eskandari zadeh and Dr. Parvin Abassopour

 

Message from General Manager

Each of us has witnessed parental behaviors and beautiful local customs at different times in our lives to help different people among our neighbors and relatives; Those who, for various reasons, have fewer gifts of life and health, and in the meantime children have perhaps the least role in determining their destiny: when, where, by whom and under what circumstances did they enter the world?
Regardless of all the above factors, children enter life innocently and in any situation, wherever they are in the country, they have the right to enjoy good living conditions and everyone is equal, but the important challenge is how to live normal living conditions like Created a family for those who are deprived of it?
For more than 25 years, Kowsar Mishiz Charity has been devoting its efforts to supporting orphaned or abused children. Mashiz has chosen a way that he believes is the closest way to simulate family presence: “quasi-family.” Where children, with the slightest difference from their playmates and peers, experience being at home and with family members, recognizing life responsibilities, having the usual facilities for education and health, and in the future to join the roaring river of the young and future generation of the country, without being disappointed with material and spiritual shortcomings.
We hope to see the young, powerful and dynamic steps of more and more lovers of our Aryan land by our side in the path we have taken, and with more strength of heart, to build the dream house of Mashiz children brick by brick until maturity and success.
waiting for your love
Mohammad Reza Sadeghi Nejad
General Manager

 

Code of Ethics

At Mashiz Charitable Foundation, we look forward to the day when no child loses the safe haven of the family due to abuse or neglect, is not exposed to social harms, and spends his or her childhood in safety and tranquility with a smile and joy.
On such a day, the valuable experiences of Mashiz Institute in setting standards and methods of caring for, educating and empowering children can be promoted and used at the national and regional levels.
Charter of morality
We, the staff of “Kowsar Mashiz Charity” believe that the goals of the organization will be achieved by relying on organizational values and observing the working principles stated in the ethical charter as follows:
Practicing moral, human and religious principles in all relationships and behaviors, health of speech and action, honesty, empathy, trust and cooperation in all areas is part of our organizational culture in the mission that we strive to do.
We believe that a smile, a cheerful face and a well-proportioned appearance increase and gain double energy from the human environment around us.
We consider ourselves obligated to perform duties in accordance with legal and professional regulations.
We believe that we are a family from the heart of the people and for the people, so every client or audience is a respectable guest and we should treat them the best we can.
We believe that socially responsible activity is inextricably linked to social trust, so as a principle, major changes and actions are made available to the audience in a transparent manner through open reporting.
As members of a caring family, we place confidentiality and a commitment to keeping the secrets and confidential information of the institution, children, philanthropists, audiences and all the various institutions and organizations at the forefront of our principles.
As a house of love and ability, Mashiz considers the effective and quality presence of employee’s subject to continuous training and lays the groundwork for it. We are also always trying to increase our knowledge and skills.
We care about the physical and mental health of our co-workers and strive to create a healthy and safe work environment for each other by respecting each other’s personalities at all levels, protecting the privacy of individuals and their sanctities. Also, resolve any encroachment on the privacy of others and the desecration, disorder and lack of hygiene on the basis of collective conscience.
As a purposeful family, we respect the constructive participation of all units together in advancing goals and optimizing professional activities, and help each other as much as possible to do things better.
As a family, we are committed together to improving the community around us, developing our country and preserving our beautiful planet, as well as helping to improve and develop the individual.
We are committed to respecting the full material and intellectual rights of the institute and all our partners in various departments, and this is our motto.