Arts and Culture, Education, Healthcare, Programs, Science and Technology, Uncategorized

Getashen School: A Story of Compassion, Care, and Academic Progress Brought About by Renovation

Sona Hakobyan: A Teacher’s View  “Our school has become a place that we don’t want to leave” Sona Hakobyan is a vice-principal and a teacher at Getashen School. When she makes a tour around the school, she truly cannot hide her joy and pride. “If you had seen our school a while ago, it would… Continue reading Getashen School: A Story of Compassion, Care, and Academic Progress Brought About by Renovation

Arts and Culture, Education, Programs, Uncategorized

Project Bloom: Allowing COAF students to find their writing voices

Samuel Armen recently created Project Bloom, a free three-week creative writing course that allowed rural Armenian students to find their writing voices. The eighteen-course creative writing curriculum was provided to thirty-one village students between the ages of 13 and 16 from Hatsik and Aragatsavan. The Children of Armenia Fund (COAF)-Sponsored program taught students the elements… Continue reading Project Bloom: Allowing COAF students to find their writing voices

Arts and Culture, Partnerships

COAF Partners with Tumanyan Museum for Pinocchio Month

This past May, COAF partnered with the Tumanyan Museum for their “Pinocchio Month” project. This program aimed to build a culture bridge between children in Armenia and Italy. Kids from COAF-supported Aragatsotn, Armavir, Lori, Shirak and Tavush communities participated in puppet and craft making, drawing and “virtual textbook making” competitions.The children from Hatsik, where the… Continue reading COAF Partners with Tumanyan Museum for Pinocchio Month