Economic Development

Creating greater financial, educational and employment opportunities for Armenians

Child Protection

Providing opportunity and support to the most vulnerable members of Armenia’s next generation

Healthcare Programs

Ensuring access to resources, support and training to improve Armenia’s healthcare system


Expanding educational possibilities for Armenian youth

Social Services

Giving hope and sustenance to Armenia’s impoverished


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Recent Blog Posts

  • [Health Programs]: Improving Care for the Wounded in Armenia

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    Despite the introduction of new technology over the past decade, proper wound care remains a considerable medical and surgical concern, especially in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. A recent joint effort between Armenian and Armenian-American physicians initiated a program aimed at improving the situation of wound care by identifying, acquiring and distributing modern equipment to, as well as training more health care professionals at major Armenian medical institutions.
    August 25, 2016
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  • [GTech]: IT Training Course Provides Opportunity to More than 500 Armenian Youth

    Hundreds of young people had a chance to better their future career paths over the course of the past year thanks to the efforts of some leading companies in Armenia's IT sphere, FAR, and some other charitable organizations. Three hundred forty-five young people from Gyumri and 285 from Vanadzor took part in mobile, web and computer engineering courses completely free of charge and gained practical skills in programming through FAR’s Trainings for Gyumri and Vanadzor Technology Centers Program.
    August 23, 2016
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  • [FAR Schools]: Giving Back Through Music

    Astghik Sargsyan, 15, believes that nothing is impossible for a person with big dreams and a strong will. She attends guitar classes at Gyumri’s Octet Music School, and ever since the school was renovated, is very happy to now attend her lessons in a more modern environment.
    August 19, 2016
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  • [FAR Partnerships]: Sahan Arzruni Explores the Influences of Alan Hovhannes in AGBU WebTalk

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    No matter what Armenians do, they are often influenced by their roots. This could easily be said for Alan Hovhannes, a famous American composer of Armenian and Scottish decent, as well as for his friend, the well-known pianist Şahan Arzruni.
    August 18, 2016
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