Seven-year-old love story: Vanand

Seven-year-old love story: Vanand 19 February 2021 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan & COAF’s archive 3 min read There are over 850 villages in Armenia. Getting to know each of them is learning about a new culture, history, people, and problems. It also means discovering fascinating places which one can hardly find on…

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…

8407 treated teeth: one smile at a time

8407 treated teeth: one smile at a time 9 July 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 3 min read 8704 teeth of rural Armenian children have been treated thanks to COAF’s free dental services. In other words, 5325 Armenian children now have a healthier smile. Having a beautiful and healthy smile often comes from knowledge and maintaining…

Building bridges to Anna’s big dreams

Building bridges to Anna’s big dreams 4 July 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read She believes the most efficient education is constant self-learning. Meet Anna Beglaryan, 17, a COAF SMART Marketing student who lives in Dsegh, one of the most rustic villages of the Lori Province. She is a true…