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  • Easter on the way – joyful benevolent initiative marks the end of Lent and brings joy to children in need

    Easter on the way – joyful benevolent initiative marks the end of Lent and brings joy to children in need

    2014.04.15 World Vision Armenia, singers Inga and Anoush Arshakyans, artists of Yerevan Puppet Theater and Father Zohrap Manasyan will be attending the Republican Rehabilitation Center for Children to bring joy and encouragement to the children who receive medical services in the Center. read more >>

  • Aparan town students can build robots

    Aparan town students can build robots

    2014.04.07 A Youth Robotics Club was opened in one of the schools in Aparan Town in February 2014. The Aparan High School had a computer lab, where many computers were installed and accessible for the students and teachers to learn new technics on study. The four multipart packages of Robot construction tools were donated to the school to make the children study more efficient in IT sphere. read more >>

  • Extreme wind and snow in March – damaging weather conditions leave farmers hopeless

    Extreme wind and snow in March – damaging weather conditions leave farmers hopeless

    2014.03.31 Armenia is facing extremely cold temperatures, snowfalls and winds all of which causing irreparable damage to the communities of Armenia who depend on agriculture and orchards for income. Although the scale of the damage is still unclear, farmers have lost hope they will have enough agricultural produce to provide for their families. read more >>

  • Christian Courses for Millennium

    Christian Courses for Millennium

    2014.03.31 16-year-old Mariam from Yeghipatrush community, Aparan region, Armenia, is one of the 30 students who regularly attends the newly opened Christian classroom in her community school. “Thanks to the Sunday school I got thoroughly acquainted with my church and its history”, explains Mariam, “now I am quite well aware of the Holy Bible, its main tenets, structure, and the Word of God. I know about the atonement, about our God’s everlasting love and many other things, thanks to these lessons.” read more >>

  • Migrants encounter improved access to HIV prevention services

    Migrants encounter improved access to HIV prevention services

    2014.03.26 World Vision Armenia and the “Real World, Real People” NGO will organize a close-out meeting of the EU funded project “Cross-Border Cooperation for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Impact Mitigation in Southern Caucasus and Russian Federation” on 26 March 2014, at 11:00 at National Center for AIDS Prevention (Avan, Acharyan 2, Yerevan), to present the project outcomes and the best practices of improving access to HIV prevention and treatment services in home and destination countries for migrants. read more >>

  • “Children will survive 5”

    “Children will survive 5”

    2014.04.04 Media Award announced within World Vision’s Child Health Now Campaign read more >>

  • Winter youth camp in Gyumri gave young people means to change future for better

    Winter youth camp in Gyumri gave young people means to change future for better

    2014.03.14 31 youngsters from Gyumri took part in Winter Youth Camp organized by World Vision Armenia. The purpose of the Winter Camp was to involve the local youth members in the camping and healthy lifestyle, to get acquainted with the work World Vision Armenia implements in the communities and receive essential skills on leadership and faith values. read more >>

  • The Family Reunited by the Support of the Orange Armenia Customers

    The Family Reunited by the Support of the Orange Armenia Customers

    2014.03.05 World Vision Armenia and Orange Foundation had already brought 27 children back home with the help of the SMS donations. The initiative is sprouting for already 2 years and families receive means to be able to take care of their children instead of sending them to night care institutions. read more >>

  • Corporate Social Responsibility - an Alternative Financing in Health Care System

    Corporate Social Responsibility - an Alternative Financing in Health Care System

    2014.02.06 A two-day training was organized on Business, Government and Society cooperation, corporate social responsibility and public-private partnership in healthcare system by the joint initiative of World Vision Armenia’s Child Health Now Campaign, Ministry of Health of Armenia and American University of Armenia. read more >>

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    2014.01.21 "World Vision’s activities can be witnessed in all areas of life, including healthcare, agriculture, and spiritual life. It is very important and a great pleasure for us to implement projects with World Vision. May the Lord give you more strength, might and vigor, so you can reach your goals and implement your heartfelt projects. May the Lord empower you because the human being is at the heart of your mission, because you are dedicated to support, upraise and encourage people”, - said to World Vision Bishop Markos Hovhannisyan, the Primate of the Gegharkunik Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church. read more >>

  • Social workers, one of World Vision's most significant investments in Armenia

    Social workers, one of World Vision's most significant investments in Armenia

    2014.01.16 The role of the social worker was introduced by World Vision in the communities, where World Vision has Area Development Programmes (ADPs) several years ago, and has already proven its effectiveness. The social workers not only work to strengthen community-level child protection mechanisms, they also help prevent domestic violence and child institutionalisation, while at the same time providing support to families and children in difficult circumstances. read more >>

  • World Vision supports the European HIV testing week

    World Vision supports the European HIV testing week

    2013.12.23 To help curb the spread of HIV, World Vision is implementing a the Cross-Border Cooperation for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Impact Mitigation in Southern Caucasus and Russian Federation, funded by the European Union. As part of the project World Vision supported the European HIV testing week November 22-29. read more >>

  • God sends help through others: my feet are no longer wet

    God sends help through others: my feet are no longer wet

    2013.12.12 Anush’s family has faced many tragedies over the past 25 years. During the largest earthquake in Armenia’s history a baby was born with mental disabilities. Years later the same kid was accidently killed in front of the house. Their needs have only ever grown. They have cut every corner possible to try to survive in Gyumri, the second largest city of Armenia. They consider the help provided by World Vision, help that is sent from the Lord. read more >>

  • Orange Armenia’s customers support children from vulnerable families

    Orange Armenia’s customers support children from vulnerable families

    2013.12.04 Lena’s family lives in a small town in Southern Armenia. A narrow, dusty street leads to their small house of one room, which is very old and has not been renovated for years. A dark and narrow hall leads to a large room, with a few pieces of old and rickety furniture. This only room serves as a kitchen, living room and a bedroom for the family. Lena, 56, the mother of the family, is a small woman, with a kind face and cheerful smile. She had worked in a local hotel laundry for about 16 years, and quitted years ago after facing health issues. The house received by government at that time is the house they live in today, where Lena’s 3 daughters and a son grew up with difficulties. read more >>

  • Press Release: Boryan Brothers Museum renovated in Tchambarak Town

    Press Release: Boryan Brothers Museum renovated in Tchambarak Town

    2013.10.28 On 28 October, 2013 the opening of the newly renovated Boryan Brothers Museum and the cultural center was held in Tchambarak in presence of representatives of CRONIMET Charity Foundation and World Vision Armenia, mayor and residents of Tchambarak town. read more >>

  • World Vision’s youth activists successfully participated in Pan-Armenian Expo exhibition

    World Vision’s youth activists successfully participated in Pan-Armenian Expo exhibition

    2013.11.27 Youth representatives from WV Armenia’s ADP participated in the Pan-Armenian Expo youth exhibition on November 12-14 in Yerevan. read more >>

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    2013.11.13 The opening of a photo exhibition “Together with Armenia for quarter of a century” will take place on November 15, 2013 at 12 pm at the Moscow House in Yerevan. The exhibition is organized by World Vision Armenia and opens series of events marking the 25th anniversary of the organization’s work in Armenia. read more >>

  • Renaissance of Boryan Brothers Museum and Cultural Center in Tchambarak Town

    Renaissance of Boryan Brothers Museum and Cultural Center in Tchambarak Town

    2013.10.29 Boryan Brothers Museum opening was held in Tchambarak Town on October 28, 2013. More than 9327 people living here can have active entertainment visiting the museum, which includes a small library and art club besides the exhibition items. read more >>

  • The Tchambarak Health Center will be renovated and furnished

    The Tchambarak Health Center will be renovated and furnished

    2013.10.25 World Vision Armenia and Japanese Embassy in Russia signed a contract on the rebirth of the Tchambarak Health Center – furnishing the center with medical equipment and capacity building for center specialists. The contract states that more than 170.000 US dollars will be funded for the project. With the help of Ministry of Health of Armenia lobbing, 1.5 million US dollars were funded by World Bank and Armenian Social Investment Fund to renovate the whole building and facilities of the Health Center. read more >>

  • New football pitch opens in Tsovak

    New football pitch opens in Tsovak

    2013.10.22 An opening ceremony for a new football pitch took place in Tsovak community of Gegharkunik region on October 18, 2013. read more >>

  • The unborn girls of Armenia:  alarming trends and future concerns

    The unborn girls of Armenia: alarming trends and future concerns

    2013.10.17 More than 1,400 girls are not being born every year in Armenia; their mothers choose to terminate their pregnancies rather than have a female child. It is estimated, that by 2030 Armenia will have approximately 90,000 missing women—women, who should have been, but were not born because of sex-selective abortions. read more >>

  • “I hope that someday all of our family will be together again”

    “I hope that someday all of our family will be together again”

    2013.10.04 Diana and Karen have always dreamed of having a big family with many children. They now have three boys and a girl, but their dream of a happy family life is yet to come true. read more >>

  • Supporting well-being of Syrian-Armenian children

    Supporting well-being of Syrian-Armenian children

    2013.09.05 World Vision Armenia in partnership with the Ministry of Diaspora, the “Coordination Center for Syrian-Armenians’ Issues” NGO, UNICEF, and Save the Children initiated a project to support social and psychological well-being of Syrian-Armenian children. Some 300 students of Cilicia school, 60 preschool children and 19 teachers benefit from this project. read more >>

  • Tchambarak’s cultural life revives

    Tchambarak’s cultural life revives

    2013.08.21 World Vision Armenia is partnering with CRONIMET Charity foundation to renovate Boryan Brothers Museum and the cultural center in Tchambarak, as well as to establish the art classes for children and youth. read more >>

  • SMS charity project gives new hope to a family in Syunik

    SMS charity project gives new hope to a family in Syunik

    2013.08.16 As with many people in Armenia, life for this family is a daily struggle for survival. But despite all the hardships and pain Gayane and her children have been through in recent years, their life has changed. SMS donations from thousands of people and money from Orange Foundation brought their family together and gave them a chance for a better future. read more >>

  • Summer Camp Fun For More Armenian Children

    Summer Camp Fun For More Armenian Children

    2013.07.31 Every year thousands of boys and girls spend their vacation at World Visions Christian Summer Camps. This summer a total of 3,332 school children will attend the camps. The funding from Cronimet Charity Foundation gives 277 children from impoverished communities an opportunity to spend eight days at comfortable camp resorts. read more >>

  • "I am a social worker - my call is to support"

    2012.06.28 On June 29,World Vision and USAID/Armenia will organize "I am a social worker - my call is to support" open-air concert and information fair on Liberty Square. The event will be held as part of the USAID-funded “Stakeholders Acting Together for Strengthened Child Protection in Armenia” project and aims to raise awareness about the importance of social work and its role in strengthening the social protection system in Armenia. read more >>

  • I want to work - give me some opportunities

    I want to work - give me some opportunities

    2013.07.24 Anahit lost her 33-year-old husband, the family’s only breadwinner, in an accident in 2003. At that time her family used to rent a place in Yerevan. Following the tragedy, the family faced appalling poverty. read more >>