The Winner of IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2016

Molavi Working Children Center

Location: Molavi Street, Tehran
Age-group: 6- 11 years old
Number of Children: 334
Number of Teachers: 1
Start Date: May 2014

Molavi Society for Protecting Working and Street Children has joined Read with Me project since May 2014. The Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature started its collaboration with this center by holding workshops for teachers and buying books for children with financial support of Fund for Education & Empowerment of Working Children affiliated with our Institute. In this center 334 children aged 6 to 11 years old participate in Read with Me project’s Reading sessions once a week. Molavi Society for Protecting Working and Street Children started its activity in August 2002 by official license of the Ministry of Interior in order to protect and support vulnerable and working children. This center provides free training and support services for children, regardless of their nationality, ethnicity, gender, color, race and religion.

 

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