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“COAF Instilled Confidence in People”: Michigan Native’s Volunteer Story

When Brian Leopold joined the Peace Corps three years ago, he didn’t know his deciscion to select Eastern Europe as his destination would lead him to a life changing experience in Armenia. The Michigan State University graduate knew very little about Armenia, and his only exposure to it was an Armenian friend he had in… Continue reading “COAF Instilled Confidence in People”: Michigan Native’s Volunteer Story

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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