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[FAR Children’s Center]: Children’s Center Became a Temporary Home for Siblings Abandoned by Their Mother image

Once or twice a month, Arsen, 7, Nora, 6, Narek, 4, and Nane, 3, eagerly wait by the front doors of the FAR Children’s Center for their dad, Artak Mirzoyan. The most impatient one is little Nane who seems to push aside the curtain to watch the moment when daddy appears. When at last he arrives, the four of them rush to hug him tightly.

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[BCPP]: Three Years In, Farmers Cooperative Shows Positive Effect on Village Life image

Three years ago in 2015, Andranik Dumanyan happily drove six hours roundtrip to pick up the new wheel tractor that would benefit his village of Artsvaberd in Tavush Province. The tractor, with its attachments suited for plowing, chopping, collecting, seeding, etc., was designed to ease work in the fields. It was the first major purchase of the then newly-established Artsvaberd Agricultural Cooperative. The 46-year-old mechanic, who harvests grass for livestock feed, is able to produce significantly more with the new tractor. Previously, he did all the harvesting manually.

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[FAR Partnerships; FAR Health Programs]: FAR’s Support Enables More Children to Attend Summer Camp image

This year, FAR started supporting the Aparan Summer Resort Camp with the help of the SJS Foundation, and as a result the summer camp was able to expand its capacity by hosting 10 additional children, and 130 in total. FAR also provided additional resources to the camp’s game store and library.

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