The first ceremony of distinguished mothers in Qeshm Island was held on January 1, 2020 in the hall of Ministry of Culture and Guidance of Qeshm Island to honor 15 distinguished mothers of Qeshm Island.
Qeshm is the largest island in Iran which is located in Persian Gulf. The island comprises 59 towns and villages and the population was 117,774 at the 2011 Census. The local population is involved in fishing, dhow construction, trade and services.
The CEO & founder of Mother Foundation, Mr. Mohammadi declared that this foundation is established according to specified missions and criteria such as:
1- Familiarize society, especially young individuals with the concept of motherhood, with an emphasis on the cultural and social values of motherhood as God’s sacred creation.
2- Define the importance of mother’s role in the society.
3- Highlight society’s responsibility towards the vital role of mother.
4- Teach young women the responsibilities of motherhood and teach their children respect and appreciation towards their mothers.
5- Establish a center to support mothers in cultural, social, judicial, physical, spiritual, and familial issues and problems.
6- Provide education from kindergarten through university level.
7- Convene a biannual ceremony to select and honor the most distinguished mother to be held on October 3rd.
“Mother Foundation is an international non-governmental organization and is not affiliated with any organization, political party, or interest groups and any discrimination based on color, race, ethnicity, language, belief, sexual orientation, or religion is prohibited by Mother Foundation.” Mr. Mohammadi said.
Fereshteh Saljoghi, the director general for women and family affairs in Qheshm Island gave a lecture about the role of mother and praised the valuable effort of mother foundation to glorify the distinguished mothers across Iran.
At the end of the ceremony, 15 distinguished mothers were honored among audience enthusiasm.
List of 15 distinguished Mothers of Qeshm Island:
1- Mrs. Fariba Alef Kaviani
2- Mrs. Atefehpour Ahmadi Gheshmi
3- Mrs. Soghra Ehterami
4- Mrs. Feze-baz Mandegan Gheshmi
5- Mrs. Leila Abotalebi Tafazoli Fard
6- Mrs. Najmeh Jafari Gheshmi
7- Mrs. Fatemeh JamaliZeinabi
8- Mrs. Zahra Dars Khan
9- Mrs. Manijeh Hagh Nazari
10- Mrs. Nouieh Serodi Golestani
11- Mrs. Nehnaz Salehi
12- Mrs. Zobeideh Deljoo
13- Mrs. Shahri Rezaei Gheshmi
14- Mrs. Hajar Gahrani Gheshmi
15- Mrs. Fatemeh Masoudi Gheshmi
This cultural event which was held by Mother Foundation had high influence on people, especially the youth of Qeshm Island.