Topic: Rural Armenia

YEREVAN — The H. Hovnanian Family Foundation, together with the Government of Armenia, is actively involved in the improvement of water systems in Tavush region border villages. Rural development is a part of the foundation’s mission[...]

YEREVAN — Christmas morning, 8 a.m. I grab my backpack and scurry through the empty streets of Yerevan to the Birthright Armenia office in Republic Square. There, I meet up with Matthieu Sahakian, a French repat and co-founder of the[...]

By Joseph Dagdigian YEREVAN — Students from Armenia’s and Artsakh’s villages hoping to attend one of the many universities in Yerevan face a number of obstacles, most importantly the challenge of affordable housing. Other[...]

YEREVAN — This December, Women’s Fund Armenia (WFA) launched its teen girl campaign which provides grants to girls aged 14  to 21 in the regions of Armenia, with consideration to applicants in border communities where there are few[...]

YEREVAN — More than 300 students in the village of Getashen, located in the Armavir region of Armenia, celebrated the opening of their newly renovated school gymnasium on October 8. The large-scale renovation carried out by Children of[...]

YEREVAN — Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) secures rural access to social welfare with the opening of its cutting-edge Child and Family Services Center (CFSC) in Hatisk village (Armavir region) on September 10. Armenia’s rural[...]

NEW YORK — The Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) on December 5 held a fundraiser, titled “Moving Mountains,” with a star-studded list of presenters, which raised $4.5 million. More than 3,600 tuned in to watch the fundraiser, hosted by[...]

As part of a three-article series, the Mirror-Spectator has investigated the economic and development challenges faced by residents and leaders of the Tavush region By Mateos Hayes Special to the Mirror-Spectator TAVUSH, Armenia — The[...]

BELMONT, Mass. – When Armenians from outside Armenia come to visit, they seldom have occasion to see anything outside of the capital city of Yerevan, and if they do go elsewhere it is usually to the other cities and noteworthy touristic[...]