What do children need to live a happy childhood? Caring parents, a safe and convenient living environment, toys, games, what else?
There is a place in Armenia that won’t leave you indifferent, where you will listen to all the sounds of nature and won’t get enough of the views, fragrances, and feelings.
As the world continues to fight the spread of COVID-19, the Children of Armenia Fund works in the villages of Armenia, where the communities we serve are at risk, the economies are vulnerable, families are not financially protected, and this virus can create additional hardships for our villagers. Accordingly, we had to act urgently.
“You are a girl, you cannot do that,” an expression Nareh was told too many times and had to prove them wrong.
Hobbies differ depending on the environment. Youngsters living in rural communities have the privilege of being close to nature and understanding its philosophy.
Lori region is the birthplace of many Armenian talents. Its 122 villages have different histories, myths, and characteristics labeled by themselves or their neighboring communities. Still, a few treasures are in common:
We have been on the road too long of a time. So has our driver and logistician Razmik Vardanyan, a COAF veteran since day one. He is the oldest employee of our dedicated team and knows what’s what at COAF.
Have you ever felt how choosing the right words for expressing ourselves is important? Ever struggled between speaking the truth or saying the right thing? Isn’t it all about being able to convey what we really mean?
We are in one of the small and somewhat obscure villages hidden in the arms of the mountains of the Lori region. Welcome to Karinj, an Armenian village with a population of roughly 700 people.
As the new coronavirus spread in Armenia, just like the rest of the world, we at COAF had a digital transformation. The shift was at first challenging, but quite smooth as most of our management and communication tools rely on advanced tech platforms.
Think of a happy moment you have ever lived. Is it related to a person, a place, a time period in life, or something good you did to others that made you feel happy? Do any of the moments you thought of have anything to do with money?
People often refer to doctors when they find themselves in deep water. It is a financial, a mentality, and health infrastructure issue not only in rural communities of Armenia but also in larger towns.