World’s prettiest village: Zardanashen

World’s prettiest village: Zardanashen 17 December 2020 By Knar Babayan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 4 min read Ask Zardanashen village kids of Artsakh where they are from, and they’ll unanimously reply with a delightful smile on their face -“We’re from the prettiest village in the world!” Zardanashen, perched atop the mountains in the south of…

The diary of COAF Alumni in times of war

The diary of COAF Alumni in times of war 14 November 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 5 min read The 45-day war in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) was an everyday battle of survival and a journey towards precious peace in every Armenian’s mind. Unfortunately, the price of peace is often high. Absorbed in…

Every house has a story from Artsakh

Every house has a story from Artsakh 6 November 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Gevorg Elmasakyan 4 min read COAF-supported villages have new residents – people who are still in their homeland but dream of returning to their abandoned homes. They left Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) more than a month ago, but Artsakh never left…