Meet Manushak Avagyan, 25, a medical graduate from Lernagog and a Yerevan-based Yeolyan Hematology Center resident. Also, she is a member of COAF Alumni Association.
“Some children think that eggs and cheese grow on trees,” says Artush Khachatryan, jokingly. Artush is the founder of Sareri Bariq (Mountain Goods) social enterprise. “Of course, young people living in villages know a lot about agriculture.
Is there anything common between a school principal, a garment factory mechanic and a chemistry teacher?
Borderline villages in Tavush often have poor quality of life and very basic educational opportunities for kids. To fill in that gap, COAF launched the project of SMART Rooms as part of the SMART Initiative to transform rural Armenia by leveraging technology and education.
That Thursday afternoon at SMART was a bit different than others, i.e. the SMART students aged 6-18 were at SMART yet, therefore the SMART center was not yet full and crowdy, but engaging beats coming from the amphitheater were calling everyone.