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Hatsik Village: A Success Story

Cold seasons, coats saturated with diesel odor, and tangible changes brought about by COAF--these are just a few of the things that characterize Hatsik Village. The Hatsik mayor Arthur Yeghiazaryan gets enthusiastic every time he talks about Children of Armenia Fund. “The “lion’s share” of our prosperity and success depend on COAF,” he says. “They… Continue reading Hatsik Village: A Success Story

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A Young Psychologist’s World of Emotions in an Aygehovit Camp

In the summer, COAF organized a camp called My World of Emotions in Aygehovit, Tavush region. The camp was run by Ani Yengibaryan, a young psychologist from the COAF-supported Karakert community. Thirty-five local kids were involved in the camp. “From the beginning, I was very glad to spend ten whole days in a village. After… Continue reading A Young Psychologist’s World of Emotions in an Aygehovit Camp

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COAF Volunteer, James Rabjohns, Shares His Story

I grew up in the United States (Chicago, IL) to an English father and Armenian mother. I started participating in Armenian events through our church, St. James Armenian Church in Evanston, IL, and dioceses expanding to AGBU programs and ACYOA (Armenian Church Youth Organization of America), as I got older. These programs left me wanting… Continue reading COAF Volunteer, James Rabjohns, Shares His Story

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COAF Volunteer, Amelie Touroyan, Tells Her Story

Amelie Touroyan In the same year, Armenia was officially recognized as a nation, I was born in the United States. My parents gave me a name to reflect the duplicity in my identity – both French and Armenian. This nod to France acknowledges an important political movement in the early 20th century where my great… Continue reading COAF Volunteer, Amelie Touroyan, Tells Her Story