About Us

A UK-registered charity, P.E.F. advances education in line with Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030). The Foundation offers special events and training on character and civic education, as well as scholarships, awards and resources for children and women of all backgrounds, including 110-million Persian-speakers worldwide. 


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Norouz ’97


P.E.F. is giving you the chance to participate in the annual fundraising campaign to help raise funds for education of children.

The Norouz ‘97 Kid 2 Kid Campaign is for children and youth who want to take charge of raising at least GBP 2000 and help advance education among your peers. The campaign will launch on Shab-e Yalda and will continue until we reach our goal in time for Norouz ’97.

The student and school that raise the highest amount of donation will be awarded the ‘P.E.F. Civic Award’. The Award is comprised of a gift certificate for the student as well as GBP 250 donation towards the school that help raise the highest amount of contribution to this year’s Kid 2 Kid campaign.

Latest News

  • Persia Announces Mirzakhani Scholarship Inaugural Recipient

    London, 3 May 2018 – Mahtab Farahbakh, a PhD student at the Child Vision Lab, has been awarded the inaugural Mirzakhani Scholarship for Women in STEM at UK’s top research institution, the prestigious University College London. Ms Farahbakhsh’s doctoral studies at the Institute of Ophthalmology focus on brain imaging, biomedical engineering and neuroscience to help […]

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  • Event Offers Best of Persian Art and Cuisine

    Persia Educational Foundation hosts Dinner & Discourse in Support of Scholarship Fund London – Highlighting the incredible world of Persian taste in food and art, the May 10 Persia Dinner and Discourse will feature the distinguished international scholar, Dr. Sussan Babaie. The Andrew W. Mellon Reader in the Arts of Iran and Islam at the […]

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  • Press Release: Joint Event Highlights Women’s Role in Iran

    ICAVI, Persia Educational Foundation and Kayhan London host joint event celebrating International Women’s Day and the work of UNSR, Asma Jahnagir Highlighting women’s dedication to the cause of equality in Iran, London-based organisations, the International Coalition Against Violence in Iran, Kayhan Life, and Persia Educational Foundation; join efforts on Saturday, 3 March 2018. As Iranian women […]

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  • Media partnership with The New York Times

    Persia Educational Foundation (Persia) has signed a media partnership with The New York Times on the occasion of the International Iranian Women’s Leadership Conference taking place in London on 23rd September 2017. This partnership will help Persia welcome Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF) as they host their first conference in London. The event will serve as […]

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  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    Persia Educational Foundation, a UK-registered charity, invites you to sponsor the upcoming International Iranian Women’s Leadership Conference on 23 September, 2017 in London. Persia has teamed up with the Iranian-American Women Foundation to host an unprecedented event attracting more than 400 accomplished figures from North America, Europe and Asia. The conference will serve as a global […]

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  • Persia Welcomes IAWF Women’s Leadership Conference to London

    Persia Educational Foundation is delighted to welcome the prestigious Iranian American Women Foundation (IAWF) to host its first Women’s Leadership conference in London, UK. The vision of the Women’s Leadership Conference is to create a powerful nexus of connection, collaboration and inspiration with a highly-motivated network of women leaders, pioneering new career fields, offering their depth […]

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Wristband Campaign

Show Your Support

The P.E.F. wristband campaign is designed to support an unique scholarship fund. This fund is used to award scholarships to students between the ages of 11 to 15, who are interested and involved in character or civic education at their school or in their community. Its motto ‘Education is a Girl’s Best Friend’ is designed by P.E.F. to highlight the importance of education for all, in particular girls who bear the potential of becoming mothers, the first educators of the next generation.

Show your pride and support your children by purchasing the one of a kind P.E.F. Scholarship wristband while our supplies last. Perfect for party treats or community events.


In addition to anonymous donors, the following have generously supported our initiatives as well as joint efforts: