Four countries, one motherland. Welcome home!

Four countries, one motherland. Welcome home! 28 February 2021 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 4 min read If you happen to be at COAF’s Yerevan office, you’ll continuously catch new languages: French, Australian English, Arabic, and Portuguese. This year commenced with a beautiful diversity at COAF – new team members and volunteers from…

Seven-year-old love story: Vanand

Seven-year-old love story: Vanand 19 February 2021 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan & COAF’s archive 3 min read There are over 850 villages in Armenia. Getting to know each of them is learning about a new culture, history, people, and problems. It also means discovering fascinating places which one can hardly find on…

The dream school and its first SMART Citizen

The dream school and its first SMART Citizen 14 February 2021 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read “SMART has been the school of my dreams” – Rudik Gharibyan, the first SMART Citizen, who finished the SMART Citizenship curriculum this week, summarizes his two-year journey at the COAF SMART Center and is…

The United Kingdom of Marts

The United Kingdom of Marts 25 January 2021 By Knar Babayan Photos by: Knar Babayan 4 min read They have the most delicious barbecue, but pig breeding has slumped after the last cholera pandemic. They are known as Russian-speakers, but few speak the language nowadays. They count the inhabited houses not by the smoke coming…