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Volunteers work on LCO's 20th project

Land and Culture Organization Completes 20th Project in Armenia

PASADENA, Calif.—Summer 2016 marked another successful campaign for the Land and Culture Organization (LCO)/Organization Terre et Culture (OTC).  After three summer campaigns of volunteers, and four years of historical archaeologists, local workers and artisans, LCO/OTC celebrated the completion [more...]

September 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

The heads of the partnering organizations with the Hasratyan family

VivaCell-MTS, Fuller Center Finish House for Hasratyan Family 

Employees of VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia recently participated in the construction of a home for the Hasratyan family as part of a five-year housing project for 134 families from all regions of Armenia. The heads of the partnering organizations with the Hasratyan family And [more...]

September 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

TUMO Stepanakert celebrated its first birthday

TUMO Stepanakert Celebrates First Birthday

When you step into the TUMO center in Stepanakert, you find yourself in an environment of dualities. The earthiness of the masonry walls contrasts with the latest technology, while the unique sounds of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) dialect are offset by universal languages like JavaScript and [more...]

September 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Aug. 20, Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan staff, led by the General Manager Hendrik Beye, joined Fuller Center for Housing Armenia team in the village of Sisavan, Ararat region to help build a home for Aloyan family.

Armenia Marriott Hotel, Fuller Center Build a Home in Sisavan Village

On Aug. 20, Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan staff, led by the General Manager Hendrik Beye, joined Fuller Center for Housing Armenia team in the village of Sisavan, Ararat region to help build a home for Aloyan family. On Aug. 20, Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan staff, led by the General Manager [more...]

August 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Executive Director Jeanmarie Papelian (right) and Nursery Manager Samvel Ghandilyan (left) hosted interns from the AYF-YOARF and forestry expert Chris Fox at the ATP nursery in Karin Village

ATP Keeps Up with Trees During Busy Summer Months

By Ani Melkonian and Kristine Hovsepyan KARIN, Armenia—For schoolchildren, summer is a time to lie on the grass and watch clouds float by. It is a time to be free of responsibilities and worries, and a time to slow down. For trees, on the other hand, it’s a whole different story. For even [more...]

August 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The proceeds will support initiatives that are combating child poverty, and advancing aid and rehabilitation for child refugees and orphans.

Beneficiaries of $1 Million Aurora Prize Announced

YEREVAN—The $1 million award for the first Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity will fund projects in Rwanda, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Brazil, the press office of Initiatives for Development of Armenia (IDeA) Charitable Foundation reported on Aug. 19. The proceeds will [more...]

August 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

A scene from a MS Office traning

Microsoft Armenia Teaching MS Office to Girls at Mer Doon

Microsoft Partnering with Mer Doon to Enhance Computer Skills and Employability ETCHMIADZIN, Armenia—Microsoft Office is an essential part of most modern workplaces. Proficiency ranks at the top of employers’ required list of skills around the world. Armenia is no different, and Mer Doon is [more...]

August 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

The AHEI continues to both build upon its existing programs, and also develop new partnerships in its effort to bring exceptional higher education programs to leading Armenian scholars worldwide.

‘Homo Sovieticus’ Examined in AHEI’s Sixth Annual Summer Program

In its sixth annual summer program, the Armenian Higher Education Initiative (AHEI)—in cooperation with the American University of Armenia (AUA) and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation—undertook an intensive examination of the concept of “homo sovieticus” and how this idea can be approached [more...]

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

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