SMART Workshop with Tenny Adamian

SMART Workshop with Tenny Adamian 28 February 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read Art activities are a terrific way for kids of all ages to express themselves creatively. Together with advanced engineering and entrepreneurship programs, art has a special place in the COAF SMART Citizenship Curriculum. The section includes programs…

Valerik 1*. Taron Marukyan

Valerik 1*. Taron Marukyan 27 February 2020 By Knar Babayan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 4 min read Botaas (boot), Gizmon, Rayno, Serik (greyish), Reejeek (redhead), Zerteek (trinket)- these are a few names of COAF SMART Drawing Instructor Taron Marukyan’s cats. He has nine of them, and none of their names is chosen by chance. The…

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…

Raspberry Fields Forever…

Raspberry Fields Forever… 15 November 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read Is there anything common between a school principal, a garment factory mechanic and a chemistry teacher? Yes, all of them live in Yeghegnut community in Lori region and are involved in an effective backyard farming project conducted by COAF…

The 80 SMARTans or how to make Lori attractive

The 80 SMARTans or how to make Lori attractive 16 August 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read Do you remember your childhood summer camp, with outdoor games, competitions, contests and gatherings around the campfire? Well, the COAF SMART Center camp in Debet offered all of the above and even more……

COAF Conference center groundbreaking ceremony

COAF Conference center groundbreaking ceremony 9 August 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read On August 8, COAF Conference Center groundbreaking ceremony took place in Debet community, Lori, Armenia. The construction of the center was initiated by Children of Armenia Charitable Fund (COAF). The Conference Center by COAF is one of…

The first helicopter lands at COAF SMART

The first helicopter lands at COAF SMART 4 June 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Lumen 2 min read Children of Armenia Charitable Fund (COAF) launched a new promising partnership with Armenian Helicopters Air Company. The first helicopter landed at the COAF SMART Center located in Debet community, in Lori region of Armenia. “COAF SMART…