When the members of Salamanca Band arrived in the COAF SMART Center to take part in SMARTConnects, they immediately got surrounded by excited kids that were eager to try their musical instruments and take selfies with them.
The Roads Leading to Ararat and Island Peak 24 June 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Lumen 2 min read “Why do people climb mountains, after all? Why do they risk their lives?” a COAF SMART Center student asked Gevorg Gasparyan, a mountaineer and a hiking expert. Two months earlier Gevorg had climbed the Island…
Gayane Kharatyan, 17, is a member of the COAF SMART Center Up SOS band. She was happy to learn that SMARTConnects was going to host Mher Manoukian, the co-founder and lead singer of the Vanadzor-based Lav Eli band.
“Why do people climb mountains, after all? Why do they risk their lives?” a COAF SMART Center student asked Gevorg Gasparyan, a mountaineer and a hiking expert.
Satik Isahakyan, a Public Radio reporter from Armavir, recalls how she used to stop her niece’s nosebleeds. “I asked her to tilt her head back and packed her nose with tampons…
Meet Elise Yacoubian, a retired nurse from California that has volunteered for Children of Armenia Charitable Fund. “I have always liked nursing. It’s my passion. When I worked as a nurse, I didn’t even want the working day to end,” she says.
Lernik Ohanjanian is a physician and scientist, specializing in kidney cancer immunotherapy and targeted therapy. She was born in Tehran, Iran, went to high school there, and then her family moved to Yerevan, Armenia, where she studied at Yerevan Medical University.
Twelve-year-old Grigor Arsenyan is a COAF SMART Center student from Vahagni community. Last weekend Grigor and dozens of other children from nearby communities arrived at the SMART Center to meet Houry Gebeshian, a famous Armenian-American gymnast.
“One of the most significant goals of COAF is presenting high culture to members of rural communities, broadening their mind. Hover, one of the most professional choirs of our country, represents the best values that we want to convey.”
Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) held its first strategic planning summit of the year at the COAF SMART Center in Lori.
SMART Connects initiative was launched by COAF a few months ago, evoking great interest among Lori region inhabitants and guests.
Snakebites, fractures, loss of consciousness and… demonstrating artistic skills at first aid competition held at COAF SMART center.