Just like people, organizations have their characteristics, behavior, and attitude. Speaking for us, one of the qualities COAF people have is the love and appreciation for nature.
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.
Married in Dsegh or the art of living a beautiful life 3 April 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 3 min read “Never had I thought I would one day live in Dsegh,” confesses the young mother, the devoted wife, and the woman, who has chosen a new living environment with her young family a little far…
Quarantine life: how we work and study from home 2 April 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 4 min read Every challenge is an opportunity to grow and excel. Since the outbreak of coronavirus, the world has faced a tremendous challenge concerning health and safety, limiting social life and transportation. COAF educational programs have first been canceled…
From the pink city to the city that never sleeps 27 March 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 4 min read The working day winds down in Armenia but the COAF work cycle is everlasting. More than 5000 miles away from Yerevan, in the heart of New York City, our second office stands near the famous Flatiron…
Roosters’ “Cuckodoodle doo!” in the morning, fresh air, and the sound of silence – a few luxuries of Armenian village life, yet unfamiliar to many urban citizens.
At COAF, 69% of our staff members and 44% of the leadership team are women. The worthwhile input they have in strengthening our mission, in our daily operations, and the feminine touch in working with children and their environment has us appreciating them every single day.
Recently, a parent said after a session at the COAF SMART Center, “My kid behaved badly, and I wanted to hit him… And then I remembered what miss Armine said and held back…”
How can COAF Healthy Lifestyle Club have impact on a young man’s military service? It has actually happened with Nerses Khachatryan, a bright young man from COAF-supported Lernagog community.
“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.
Yerevan, 15․01․2019 – Mr. Korioun Khatchadourian appointed as the new Managing Director of The Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) to lead the organization through its next phase of innovation and growth.
Meet Arpine Mazhinyan, a Yerevan State University graduate and an expert in sociology and conflict studies. In 2017 she was awarded with a Fulbright Foreign Student Program grant. Currently she is pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy at Oregon State University.