Debet: toward the good, toward SMART

It has been a year since the village of Debet in the Lori region passed from “toward the good” to “toward SMART”. The village, buried in the green from head to toe, has a modern Municipality building, street lighting, a bus stop, a library, and soon a beauty salon, boulangerie, a modern school, a kindergarten, and other businesses and infrastructure.

5 questions with Artashes from Alaverdi

5 questions with Artashes from Alaverdi 12 December 2021 By Nane Vardanyan Photos by: Arnos Martirosyan 2 min read The Holidays are the perfect time to gather with our family and friends and have conversations which we often didn’t have time for during the year. These days we sat down with COAF SMART Center student…

Key highlights of CARC 2021

Key highlights of CARC 2021 5 November 2021 By Nane Vardanyan Photos by: Knar Babayan 5 min read COAF’s 17-years’ on-the-ground experience in the villages of Armenia has become a manual of rural development with a variety of community development projects with their best practices and lessons learned. Our work bears fruit twofold when we…