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4th International Medical Congress Held in Yerevan

YEREVAN, Armenia—Under the auspices of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia and the first lady of the Republic of Armenia, Rita Sarkisian, the 4th International Medical Congress of Armenia (IMCA) took place from July 2 to 4 in Yerevan. Internationally recognized experts and [more...]

August 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

Trchkan Falls

Unseen Armenia: Trchkan Falls


By Hovsep Dagdigian The Trchkan Waterfall is the highest waterfall in Armenia, located near the border of Shirak and Lori marzes (provinces) on the Chichkhan River in northwest Armenia. Water from the river drops 23 meters (about 70 feet) to a pool below. This is a popular site for the local people [more...]

August 14, 2015 // 17 Comments

Employees from ACBA Credit Agricole Bank plant trees with ATP on the grounds of St. Karapet Church in Akunk Village

An Inside Look at ATP’s Flagship Community Tree Planting Program

YEREVAN—Armenia Tree Project (ATP) has produced many stories of transformations: historic monasteries returned to their original scenic glory, soil erosion halted, public parks and schoolyards greened, creating pleasant environments for children to play in and feel connected to nature. Employees [more...]

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

With the continued support of the AGBU and Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, TFA will expand its program in the coming years by recruiting, training, and placing Fellows in underserved schools.

AGBU, Teach For Armenia Partner to Bring Quality Education to Armenia

TFA Fellows Prepare for Start of First School Year   Through its partnership with the AGBU and the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, Teach For Armenia (TFA) strives to improve the quality of education in Armenia. This September will mark the beginning of the first school year for TFA [more...]

August 11, 2015 // 1 Comment

Villager in Verin Shorzha

Unseen Armenia: Verin Shorzha, Nerkin Shorzha

By Hovsep Dagdigian About a year ago I published an article on the scenic village of Ayrk in Gegharkunik province, which I visited with my friend Vova. Our vehicle at that time was incapable of traversing the hilly, unpaved roads to the nearby villages of Verin Shorzha and Nerkin Shorzha. This [more...]

July 22, 2015 // 3 Comments

New apartment

Homeless Gyumri Families Provided with Apartments

  YEREVAN—In recent months, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund provided apartments to many homeless families in Gyumri, Armenia. Through a program launched in 2014, the fund purchased 17 apartments; 12 families have already moved into their new homes. The apartments are completely renovated and [more...]

July 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

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