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[CASP Javakhk]: CASP Helps Family Return to Normalcy image

As of October 2016, Pavlik and Marieta’s childhood turned to a new chapter. They became beneficiaries of FAR’s Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP)*. The program is designed to bring some relief through supplementary income to the families of orphans or children being raised by single mothers in low-income and undeserved households.

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[CASP]: CASP Gives Access to Basics for Second Grader from Karahunj image

Svetlana Hayrumyan became a beneficiary of FAR’s Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP)* two years ago, which means that she will receive a stipend from her U.S. benefactors until she turns 18. The program aims to promote child poverty reduction in Armenia through the provision of financial support directed to the betterment of the socioeconomic situation of vulnerable families in Armenia and Javakhk (Georgia).

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[CASP]: A Nice Day with the Jinisyans from Javakhk image

10-year-old twins Rafael and Samvel Jinisyan live in Javakhk’s Gumburdo community in Georgia. They are both recipients of FAR’s Children of Armenia Sponsorship (CASP)* program. Together with sister Margarit, 11, do their best to help their mother Lusine, 39, with the household. In their free time, Rafael and Samvel used to attend boxing classes at the local club - until it was closed down. Instead, they now play football with the community peers.

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[BCPP/CASP]: Combating Child Malnutrition at Best image

One of the most important objectives of our Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Program (BCPP) is to ensure a better future for Armenia’s children, and BCPP’s malnutrition reduction component is one of the mechanisms FAR uses to reach this goal. It ensures all children at 15 of the kindergartens in Tavush Province receive free and nutritious meals, which contain the essential amount of daily vitamins and minerals.

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[CASP]: Stipends Making a Difference in the Lives of Vulnerable Children image

Since its inception in 2000, FAR’s Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP)* has made a tremendous impact on the lives of orphans and children of children single-mothers. It thus promotes the eradication of child poverty in a number of regions in Armenia and Javakhk, Georgia. CASP sponsorship allows children to have access to life-changing benefits until they turn 18, like school supplies and other forms of educational support, everyday essentials like food, clothes, and extracurricular activities, and medical care.

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[BCPP]: “No Candy, Mom, Get Me Some Thread Instead” image

15-year-old twins Nare and Meline are members of a Chinari hobby group operated by FAR’s “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Program” (BCPP)* in the Tavush region. The twins, along with other members of the Chinari and Aygepar hobby groups, recently displayed their handmade works at exhibitions held in their village. The BCPP hobby groups provide much-needed extracurricular activities in the border region and introduce children to a variety of sports and art forms otherwise unavailable to them.

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