Hope, Healing, Education: Support Elie’s Journey to a Better Future

  • CA$2,115.00
    raised of CA$6,000.00 goal goal
35% Funded
22 Donors
Raised offline: CA$1,400.00
Total: CA$3,515.00
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Dear friends, colleagues, and supporters,

We’re a small group of Iranian diaspora on a mission to help our common friend, Elie, a brave young woman from Sistan and Baluchestan in Iran, a survivor who is larger than life, and a human rights activist who inspires everyone she meets with her resilience, compassion, and ambitions.

We’re reaching out to you today to share Elie’s story of resilience and hope. An extraordinary story that we hope will move you to give us a helping hand.

Elie’s Epic Battle for Freedom & Education

In 2022, Elie fled Iran to escape the threat of further capture and torture following an unlawful arrest during the Woman-Life-Freedom uprising. She now resides in a neighboring country, seeking to rebuild her life after enduring traumatic experiences.

Elie, now 25, experienced a lifetime of fighting for her rights amid a traditional and restrictive upbringing. Despite family opposition, she excelled academically and earned a top rank in Iran's University Entrance Exam. Overcoming unimaginable uphill battles, she pursued a bachelor's degree in Psychology and Educational Technology at the University of Tehran.

After graduation, Elie became a teacher and built a strong network while advocating for marginalized women's economic empowerment. Her journey took a dark turn when she was captured, tortured, and forced to flee Iran. She has courageously shared her story with multiple news channels and other human rights activists.

If you’re interested to learn more about Elie's compelling story, please contact us at [email protected].

Elie's Goals and her Path Forward Toward Freedom and Safety

A determined young woman, Elie has taught herself German and English, to earn her a small income through writing and translation. Unfortunately, because of her temporary residence status, she is not legally permitted to work, and the financial burden of tuition fees and living expenses weighs heavily on her shoulders, impeding her progress and recovery.

As Elie takes brave steps toward healing, she stops at nothing to help other torture and sexual assault survivors. She refuses to identify as a "victim" and is determined to find her next destination, where she will be finally safe to pursue her education, believing it is the key to reclaiming her power and building a better future.

With this campaign, we aim to support Elie's journey and aid in her healing process. Our goal is to raise enough funds to cover most of her living and medical expenses for the next six months. The funds will also be allocated to her language and other professional and technical training courses. At the same time, we’ll continue to advocate for her to find her a safe passage to a country where she will no longer fear for her freedom and safety.

Your contribution will make a significant impact on Elie's life. By helping to alleviate the financial burden, you are enabling her to focus on her education and recovery and showing her that there is a global community of caring individuals who believe in her strength and resilience.

What you can do to help

We invite you to join us in providing hope, healing, and a bright future for Elie by taking of these compassionate and meaningful actions:

  • Make a one-time donation directly to this campaign. Every contribution brings us closer to our goal of $6,000 CAD to cover her living, medical, and educational expenses for the next 6 to 8 months.
  • Share her story and this campaign with your personal and professional networks. By raising awareness, we can create a ripple effect of compassion and support that will extend far beyond our immediate reach.

Let us stand together in solidarity with Elie, inspiring hope and providing her with the opportunities she deserves. Together, we can help her heal, thrive, and build a future free from fear and pain.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you wish to learn more about Elie and her journey or if you'd like to offer any other contribution that could support Elie's goals.

Thank you for your generosity, empathy, and unwavering support.

A determined and loving group of Elie’s friends

Organizer

Donors

  • Saghi Saghazadeh
  • Donated on Oct 30, 2023
CA$100.00
  • Guest
  • Donated on Oct 29, 2023
CA$10.00
  • Elli
  • Donated on Oct 29, 2023
  • We will win 💪

CA$200.00

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22 donors
  • Saghi Saghazadeh
  • Donated on Oct 30, 2023
CA$100.00
  • Guest
  • Donated on Oct 29, 2023
CA$10.00
  • Elli
  • Donated on Oct 29, 2023
  • We will win 💪

CA$200.00
  • Sadaf Aliakbarzadeh
  • Donated on Oct 29, 2023
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  • Kiarash Aramesh
  • Donated on Oct 28, 2023
CA$50.00
  • Nozar Aghakhani
  • Donated on Oct 28, 2023
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  • Mitra A
  • Donated on Oct 28, 2023
CA$300.00
  • Shahryar Alipour
  • Donated on Oct 27, 2023
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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Oct 27, 2023
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  • Guest
  • Donated on Oct 27, 2023
  • You deserve everything azize delam. Keep being the fine soul that you are ❤️❤️❤️

CA$100.00
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CA$2,115.00
raised of CA$6,000.00 goal
35% Funded
22 Donors
Raised offline: CA$1,400.00
Total: CA$3,515.00

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