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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  • [BCPP]: Competition Brings Students Some New-Found Fame

    The soon-to-be chefs and stylists of the Berd Region recently received a bit of well-deserved stardom thanks to two competitions held April 14th at Berd Vocational School.
    June 7, 2016
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  • [FAR Scholarships]: In Pursuit of her Passion One Scholarship Student Finds her Niche

    Lusine Hakobyan, 25, is someone who goes after her dreams despite what others might try and plan for her. When she was about to finish school in her hometown of Ashtarak City in Aragatsotn Province, her family, and her father in particular, tried to convince her to study philology. It took Lusine quite awhile to convince her family that journalism was the only thing she could see herself pursuing.
    June 1, 2016
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  • [BCPP]: Developing Agriculture: Spring Update on BCPP’s Agro Support

    April 7th was a joyful day in Tavush Province’s Chinchin Village. The agro-cooperative made up of livestock farmers from the community, received a brand new Challenger Tractor. Acquiring this new village treasure was possible through joint funding from FAR’s Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Program (BCPP) and the Ministry of Agriculture.
    May 26, 2016
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  • [FAR Children’s Center]: Becoming a Family

    Artur drawing in the army
    Twenty-year-old Artur Avagyan is a long-time member of the FAR Children’s Center “family.” A few months ago when he finished his tour and was released from the army, the first thing he did was return to the Center. "When I left the Children's Center, I was 18. That was an important moment for me. And it is reassuring for me to know that there are people who can back me up and who really care for me. So, when you realize you are not alone you want to fulfil your dreams, not only for yourself but for them as well. When there are people who wait for news from you and who rejoice in your achievements, you feel more obliged. I feel very proud that I managed to meet the expectations of the people who are important to me," said Artur.
    May 23, 2016
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