Welcome to Aren’s mini handmade factory

Welcome to Aren’s mini handmade factory  14 February 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read You hear the buzzing and clanging sounds filling the room as Aren, 15, turns on the machines one after the other. Welcome to the mini-factory of Aren Bulghadaryan, a COAF SMART Musical Instruments student from Vahagni…

The future artsy lawyer-psychologist

The future artsy lawyer-psychologist 27 January 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read Barev. Today you will meet Manushak Mnatsakanyan, 13, a student of the Management Program at COAF SMART Center.  Manushak is from the historic village of Odzun in Lori region. She became a SMARTian in September 2019. “Since SMART…

Ni Hao: New Way of Saying Hi

Ni Hao: New Way of Saying Hi 16 January 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read Nǐ hǎo (你好) is the new way our SMART students of Chinese (Mandarin) language program say hi to each other. Yes, there are no unachievable destinations for us, and Chinese is yet another language in our skillset. Լearning…

The girl from Tumanyan’s birthplace

The girl from Tumanyan’s birthplace 11 August 2018 By Tatevik Oganessian 2 min read Dsegh is one of the most picturesque COAF-supported communities. The village is all about mountains, dense forests, and steep gorges. It is the birthplace of the most famous Armenian poet – Hovhannes Tumanyan. It is also the birthplace of many bright…