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[BCPP]: Seminar Urges Staff to Take a Holistic Approach to Benefit the Child image

We at FAR try to not only help meet the basic needs of children though our programs, but to also nurture their potential. With this in mind, our own Eduard Karapetyan, FAR's Education and Science Programs Manager, initiated a day-long training for the staff of our Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Program (BCPP), specifically its extracurricular group teachers and social workers.

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[FAR Partnerships, BCPP; Ayo]: Meet Rebirth Armenia image

In August, the U.S.-based NGO Rebirth Armenia organized a fundraising campaign to support Ayo!’s recently completed Backpacks for Berd project. The history of the FAR-Rebirth Armenia partnership, however, goes back to 2015 when Rebirth’s mother-daughter team of Araxie and Anahit Cass first visited the Berd Region where FAR implements the Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Program (BCPP).

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[FAR Health Programs]: Finding Another Way to Better Child Development in Tavush image

Doctor Olga Nazanyan holds a photo up in front of two-year-old Ono. “Hey, Ono. What’s this?” she says. “It’s a bit,” he says, shortening the word for rabbit. “And this one?” “It’s a fly.” (meaning butterfly) Dr. Nazanyan’s questions are part of a new study initiated by FAR’s healthcare team, which focuses on assessing the cognitive and mental development of toddlers (nine to 36 months old), and the ability to shape a child’s perceptual, mental, cognitive, and speech abilities.

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