Satik Isahakyan, a Public Radio reporter from Armavir, recalls how she used to stop her niece’s nosebleeds. “I asked her to tilt her head back and packed her nose with tampons…
Meet Elise Yacoubian, a retired nurse from California that has volunteered for Children of Armenia Charitable Fund. “I have always liked nursing. It’s my passion. When I worked as a nurse, I didn’t even want the working day to end,” she says.
When many years ago little Aghvan Mnatsakanyan said he wanted to become a president, none of his family members laughed and none of them said it was impossible.
“I didn’t like to wash my hands here… I was scared but Narine has helped me overcome my fear,” says a 4-year-old girl from Dsegh community in Lori.
Lernik Ohanjanian is a physician and scientist, specializing in kidney cancer immunotherapy and targeted therapy. She was born in Tehran, Iran, went to high school there, and then her family moved to Yerevan, Armenia, where she studied at Yerevan Medical University.
Twelve-year-old Grigor Arsenyan is a COAF SMART Center student from Vahagni community. Last weekend Grigor and dozens of other children from nearby communities arrived at the SMART Center to meet Houry Gebeshian, a famous Armenian-American gymnast.
Sateny Petrosyan, a teenager from COAF-supported Debet community in Lori, could not wait to share the exciting news in her video blog, “I was selected as a FLEX finalist and will go to the US in July!”
“One of the most significant goals of COAF is presenting high culture to members of rural communities, broadening their mind. Hover, one of the most professional choirs of our country, represents the best values that we want to convey.”
Seeing patients and conducting workshops in Armenia has become a tradition for Dr. Lorky Libaridian, a US-based internist and pediatrician.
Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) held its first strategic planning summit of the year at the COAF SMART Center in Lori.
Aram Petrosyan, a 13-year-old boy from Yerevan, was surprised and proud when COAF invited him to visit the school in Vanand, Armavir region. “What a nice and powerful organization,” he told his mother.
SMART Connects initiative was launched by COAF a few months ago, evoking great interest among Lori region inhabitants and guests.