Programs


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

Education

Expanding educational possibilities for Armenian youth

Social Services

Giving hope and sustenance to Armenia’s impoverished

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Recent Blog Posts


  • [FAR Schools]: The Show Goes On

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    A concert series, which featured five brilliant performances from the talented students of Gyumri’s Octet Music School in 2015 will continue into this year. In March, students held two concerts, one in Gyumri and the other in Vanadzor.
    May 5, 2016
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  • [FAR Scholarships]: Scholarship Students Join the April 24th Genocide Recognition

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    Seventy FAR scholarship students joined the hundreds who marched to the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial outside Yerevan on April 24. Holding a banner etched with the words “I Remember and Demand,” they pledged to fight for genocide recognition and to play their part in strengthening Armenia by studying hard and excelling in their future professions.
    May 4, 2016
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  • [FAR Schools]: Supporting the Younger Generation at Daniel Varuzhan

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    Just 400 of the 1,100 students who attend Daniel Varuzhan School No. 89 live in the same Yerevan district where the school is located. The rest travel from throughout the city to attend as its reputation is as one of the best public schools in Armenia’s capital. FAR is happy to have influenced their success.
    April 22, 2016
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  • [Child Protection]: For One Young Girl, Children’s Center is Home Away from Home

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    Bright and shining, even sunny, Svetlana (or Sveta, as she is affectionately known to most) is a joy of the FAR’s Children’s Center ․LINK This 11-year-old is the only child of a single mother, 35-year-old Gayane Paramazyan. Originally from the Sisian Region, Gayane moved to Yerevan more than 10 years ago. Today, she works as launderer at Yerevan’s Military Hospital and lives in an abandoned train car located in an old industrial park in a far district of Yerevan. Conditions of the train car are as limited as one could possibly imagine with no bathroom or proper kitchen, just some space for two beds. Gayane’s $120 monthly salary isn’t enough for her to afford to rent a better place, so she leans on Center until she can find a solution.
    April 19, 2016
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