Q&A – MAP’s Charitable Work in Iran

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Q. Can MAP legally send funds to Iran under the current sanctions?
A. Yes. MAP holds a valid OFAC license from the U.S. Treasury Department. which gives us permission to legally transfer up to $1.5 million in funds raised in the U.S. to Iran per year.

Q. Who manages MAP’s projects in Iran?
A. Meet our Team in Iran, Dr. Ashkan Taghipour, Managing Director of Nikgaman Jamshid. Fatemeh Toghanian, Financial Officer. Samira Safavi, Project Manager

Q. How does MAP operate in Iran?
A. Through our sister NGO. Nikgaman Jamshid. which office is located at,
NO. 19. Ayazi Alley. Morghab St.. Khorramshahr Ave .. North Sohrevardi Ave.. Tehran. IRAN 1553718738
Tel: (+98) 21 88 52 06 99. (+98) 21 86 03 13 93
Fax: (+98) 21 86 03 14 30
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://nikgamancharity.org/website/

Q. Can I visit or call the office in Iran?
A. We welcome all MAP donors to visit or contact our office in Iran.

Q. Can I visit MAP’s projects in Iran?
A. We welcome all MAP donors to visit our projects in Iran. Please contact our office in Iran to arrange for your visit.

Q. Are my donations to MAP Tax Deductible?
A. As a 501 c3 non-profit organization. all donations to MAP are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Highlights of our accomplishments in Iran include:

  • Establishment and operation of our own Private Girls’ Orphanage (Khaneye Golha) in Kerman.
  • Establishment and operation of our own Vocation Training Center in Kerman.
  • Construction and ongoing support of a Cultural and Vocational Training Center in Bushehr.
  • Construction of 7 schools and two libraries in Ardabil. Azarbaijan. Kurdistan. and Sistan & Baluchestan provinces.
  • Establishment of 70 Preschool Centers (Roostamahds) in remote Iranian villages.
  • Providing an ongoing monthly savings and health insurance program for orphaned children in Kerman.
  • Supporting and renovating over 20 orphanages and social services centers in various provinces.
  • Construction of an orphanage in Kurdistan and establishment of an orphanage in 11am.
  • Provided basic provisions to earthquake-stricken regions of Kermanshah. East Azarbaijan. and Bushehr in Iran.

MAP is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to nurture and educate underprivileged children to their fullest potential in the U.S .. Iran and around the globe.

The organization’s tax returns and audited financials can be found by visiting the Our Financials page
Please note that the audited financial reports for 2016 and 2017 will be published by the end of 2018.

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