Celebrities

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

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

Coding, Digital Pomegranate, Partnerships

Digital Pomegranate Teaches COAF Kids to Code and Create Websites, Apps and Programs

DigitalPomegranate, a technology company based in New York with an office in Armenia, held a workshop program for COAF kids in our villages. Staff from the company designed a multiple-week program to aid kids in learning a wide range of media and website building skills. The classes took place three times per week and were… Continue reading Digital Pomegranate Teaches COAF Kids to Code and Create Websites, Apps and Programs

Events

US Embassy in Armenia Hosts Access Camp: Dilijan

Starting on July 13, the US Embassy in Armenia financed a three-day COAF-led intensive camp, Dilijan. This was the second session of its kind held through the English Access Microscholarship Program. Over 100 students participated from 5 villages. Students were from Armavir, Aragatsotn, and Lori regions. Also in attendance were program coordinators, volunteers, school principals,… Continue reading US Embassy in Armenia Hosts Access Camp: Dilijan