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.

There Is Love in Chkalov

Chkalov, “chka love” (in Armenian, there is no love).
This is how the people from Lori usually joke when a stranger is first accompanied to the village of Chkalov. In fact, the village is a place of love with its hospitable and hardworking people.
The warming of the days in Chkalov is directly proportional to the population growth.

From Shushi to Tavush: Life on the road

On the seventh day of the 44-day war, when it was no longer safe to take refuge in the forest near Shushi, and it became impossible to provide baby food for the newborn, Mikael Ulikhanyan evacuated his big family from Shushi to Goris. Shortly afterward, they moved to Yerevan and from there to Dilijan.

Today the Ulikhanyan family of seven lives in Aghavnavank village of the Tavush region.