About us

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.


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


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.

Who we are

Nima Zarif

President and Chief Executive Officer - Board member

Nima manages day to day functions of Child Foundation in accordance with Board orders and resolutions and policies. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University, Canada. He is currently a senior researcher in Sandvik Coromant R&D in Stockholm.

Azadeh Parsaei

Sponsorship Officer - Board member

Azadeh is responsible for all affairs related to sponsors. Instruction of new sponsors.

Niloofar Niknam

Website and IT Officer - Board member

Niloofar is our IT infrastructure officer and is responsible for the website services. She holds a Master degree in Media and Communications studies from Stockholm University. Her areas of expertise are digital marketing, graphic design and filmmaking. She works as Digital Marketing Manager at an international Swedish software company in Stockholm.

Naghmeh Okhovat

Public Affairs Officer/Public relations - Board member

Naghmeh is public affairs officer and is responsible for establishing contacts, organizing events and fundraising activities. She holds a Master degree in The Best Interest of The Child and Human Rights (child and youth studies) from Stockholm University. She is currently working as an employment officer for youth at Swedish Public Employment Service.

Ali Abbasi

Finance Officer

Ali is a Finance Officer and is in charge of all accounting and finance related to Child Foundation and sponsor donations.<br /> He has studied in Accounting and holds an MBA degree from Marseille Business School in France and having couple years of experience in Accounting and Finance

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