Four countries, one motherland. Welcome home!

Four countries, one motherland. Welcome home! 28 February 2021 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 4 min read If you happen to be at COAF’s Yerevan office, you’ll continuously catch new languages: French, Australian English, Arabic, and Portuguese. This year commenced with a beautiful diversity at COAF – new team members and volunteers from…

The dream school and its first SMART Citizen

The dream school and its first SMART Citizen 14 February 2021 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read “SMART has been the school of my dreams” – Rudik Gharibyan, the first SMART Citizen, who finished the SMART Citizenship curriculum this week, summarizes his two-year journey at the COAF SMART Center and is…

The diary of COAF Alumni in times of war

The diary of COAF Alumni in times of war 14 November 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 5 min read The 45-day war in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) was an everyday battle of survival and a journey towards precious peace in every Armenian’s mind. Unfortunately, the price of peace is often high. Absorbed in…

Every house has a story from Artsakh

Every house has a story from Artsakh 6 November 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Gevorg Elmasakyan 4 min read COAF-supported villages have new residents – people who are still in their homeland but dream of returning to their abandoned homes. They left Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) more than a month ago, but Artsakh never left…