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


  • [Venture Armenia]: Inaugural Venture Armenia Trip is a Success

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    It has been an exciting couple of weeks for us at FAR as we’ve hosted Venture Armenia’s very first participants. During their two-week stay in the country, our four visitors spent time with various local organizations, institutions and companies. They liaised with experts and professional contacts, and explored the various ways they can further their learning and experience to benefit both themselves and Armenia.
    July 28, 2016
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  • [GTech]: Forum Highlights GTech as Key Player in Unlocking Startup Talent

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    Leading members of the Armenian diaspora and those interested in learning the latest about the growing IT sector in Armenia gathered June 10 that Synopsys in Mountain View, California, for theArmenia: IT Forum convention.
    July 21, 2016
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  • [FAR Partnerships]: Armenian Service Program Volunteers Support FAR

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    A group of young Armenian Americans from the Armenian Service Program (ASP) recently spent several weeks herefamiliarizing themselves with the country while also offering support through community service.
    July 19, 2016
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  • [FAR Health Programs]: Transforming Good Nutrition into a National Priority

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    A lack of certified nutritionists and collaboration amongst professionals in the health field, commercial interests, along with poor nutritional behavior overall, are the main challenges that organizations and health care workers face when implementing nutrition programs in Armenia today. These were the conclusions of the "Nutrition Today Matters Tomorrow" conference organized earlier this spring by FAR, the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University, and the School of Public Health at the American University of Armenia.
    July 15, 2016
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