Healthcare, Programs, Uncategorized

Speech Therapy Children Visiting Zoo in Yerevan

COAF Speech therapy program organized a visit of 70 kids with speech difficulties from Armavir and Aragatsotn region to the Yerevan Zoo. The goal was to give children opportunity to not only to learn about animals but also to see them in real life. For most of them, this was the first time visiting Yerevan… Continue reading Speech Therapy Children Visiting Zoo in Yerevan

education, Healthcare, Programs, Supporters, Uncategorized, Volunteers

Giving a Voice to Rural Armenians: An Occupational Therapists’ Volunteer Story

Victoria Armine Babikian is an occupational therapist who came to Armenia as a birthright volunteer in early January. The New York native knew from the beginning that she was passionate about working with children. “Birthright Armenia suggested COAF as an internship organization for me,” Victoria said. “It was perfect for me, totally matching my interests… Continue reading Giving a Voice to Rural Armenians: An Occupational Therapists’ Volunteer Story

Celebrities, Healthcare, Programs, Supporters, Uncategorized

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Shares His Skills, Surprises Young COAF Athletes and Fans

Henrikh Mkhitaryan, midfielder for Manchester United F.C. and the Armenia National Football Team, has partnered with COAF to share his soccer and leadership skills with aspiring rural Armenian athletes. Mkhitaryan surprised participants of Girls of Armenia Leadership Soccer - GOALS camp for girls in Lernagog and surrounding villages! Most participants of the camp were COAF… Continue reading Henrikh Mkhitaryan Shares His Skills, Surprises Young COAF Athletes and Fans

Armenian American Health Professional Organization, Healthcare, Partnerships, Programs

COAF Partners with AAHPO to Provide Free Medical Care

  For the past three years, the Armenian American Health Professional Organization has been collaborating with COAF, providing free-of-charge medical services in Armavir, Aragatsotn and Lori. Recently, for a one-week period, AAHPO doctors have made free medical services availible in Arteni, Karakert, Myasnikyan, Arevatsag, Tumanyan, Panik, Armavir and Alaverdi. Lucy Tovmasian, Debra Ferman, Adrine Giritlian, Carla… Continue reading COAF Partners with AAHPO to Provide Free Medical Care