About TYO


To enable children, youth, and parents in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East to realize their potential as healthy, active and responsible family and community members.

Founded in 2007, TYO is an American, non-governmental organization and tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by the law.

The TYO Vision

TYO is a point of light for under-privileged children and communities in the Middle East. It represents the best aspects of the American people and international goodwill, contributing, managing, and operating essential services and activities for all members of communities afflicted by conflict, isolation, and poverty.

TYO is an influence for personal and community development throughout the region.

Working in cooperation with the highest quality institutions and organizations, TYO aspires to break ground in non-formal early childhood education and women’s empowerment. TYO pursues this objective through innovative programming as well monitoring and research activities to measure impact in communities where it works.