New center in rural Armenia for tomorrow’s stronger individuals September 17, 2021 By Nane Vardanyan Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read Strengthening families today for stronger communities tomorrow. When, in 2015, COAF completely renovated a school in Hatsik village (Armavir province), the dwellers called it “the beginning of a new life.” In 2021, another…
The key to starting the new school year off right 12 September 2021 By Nane Vardanyan 2 min read However much you think you have prepared for your child’s first year of school, there is always something new to learn and adapt to. Attending school for the first time is a big occasion for the…
Five families from Artsakh at their new home 1 August 2021 By Nane Vardanyan 4 min read Ten months have passed since the outbreak of the war in Artsakh. Still the war hardly concluded in the lives of so many families. In the aftermath of tragic events, thousands of families lost their homes and loved…
A new child development center on its way to Hatsik village 9 July 2021 By Nane Vardanyan 4 min read “Everything has its own time” is also true for the period children begin to improve their social or communication difficulties. “Indeed, timing is an important factor for overcoming speech difficulties. The younger the child, the…
Irreversible human loss, thousands of displaced people hardly with any belongings, and enduring uncertainty․․․ The wounds of the recent war Azerbaijan launched against Artsakh last year are still fresh and will long be.
Ask Zardanashen village kids of Artsakh where they are from, and they’ll unanimously reply with a delightful smile on their face -“We’re from the prettiest village in the world!”
COAF-supported villages have new residents – people who are still in their homeland but dream of returning to their abandoned homes.
War situations give rise to a great number of psychological problems. Losing a dear person or realizing their lives are at risk, fleeing homes by taking absolutely nothing, changing the environment, and living with a sense of uncertainty and fear affects human psychology.
On September 27, Armenians woke up to war – perhaps to the first war for the younger generations and the most large-scale one for older generations who knew the bitter taste of it well.
The female generations of a big Armenian family: Alina Patvakanyan, her daughter Gohar, and granddaughter Naré.
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 to lend a helping hand to our beneficiary villagers in need.
A neglected child whose parents took her back from the orphanage.
A disabled kid who was finally able to attend his local school.
A villager who started to receive 8 times as much as her monthly salary.