Open-air movie theater: Dsegh edition

Open-air movie theater: Dsegh edition 24 July 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 3 min read What’s more perfect than watching a movie under the stars on a warm summer night? Especially when it is in one of the most lavish green villages of Armenia – Dsegh of the Lori region! We always go after the ideas…

Fighting the pandemic in rural regions of Armenia

Fighting the pandemic in rural regions of Armenia 16 July 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read In April 2020, we stepped up efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis in rural Armenia. Considering the rising number of coronavirus cases, the lockdown, and the limited economic activity, we saw an urgent need…

A tourism info center with a coffee-to-go

A tourism info center with a coffee-to-go 11 June 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 3 min read Summer is here, and it has us dreaming of a most cherished vacation. Did you have any travel plans that were canceled this year? For summer 2020, the high tourism season, the situation is different, and we have to…

Fresh look: our new color is yellow

Fresh look: our new color is yellow 29 May 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 4 min read People often ask us what exactly we do in rural Armenia. The range of our projects is quite broad. Hence, it usually takes a little longer than a few sentences to explain the diversity of COAF programs. Well, the…

A playground for a happy childhood

A playground for a happy childhood 16 May 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 2 min read Play is the work of childhood. It’s the mantra of child development experts. What do children need to live a happy childhood? Caring parents, a safe and convenient living environment, toys, games, what else? The answers may be diverse. However,…