What do children need to live a happy childhood? Caring parents, a safe and convenient living environment, toys, games, what else?
Have you ever felt how choosing the right words for expressing ourselves is important? Ever struggled between speaking the truth or saying the right thing? Isn’t it all about being able to convey what we really mean?
“I have changed a lot” is what we very often hear from COAF kids’ parents about the relationships with their children.
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…”
Scientists say that our success depends on emotional intelligence 80% and only 20% depends on IQ.
How to contribute to early child development in rural areas of Armenia? COAF has found the way to answer to that question by launching a Child Development Center and Sunny Corners.
Is it possible to combine the love of theater and the wish to help children in overcoming their psychological problems? That’s exactly what COAF Child and Family Services Team has been doing since 2012.
“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.
Aram Petrosyan, a 13-year-old boy from Yerevan, was surprised and proud when COAF invited him to visit the school in Vanand, Armavir region. “What a nice and powerful organization,” he told his mother.