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[CASP]: On its 20th Anniversary, CASP Distributes Stipends to Nearly 550 Children in Need image

This year, Astghik was welcomed into the Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP) as one of its 83 new beneficiaries thanks to the enormous efforts of the Women’s Guild Central Council of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church. CASP helps orphans and children of single mothers with their living expenses through annual stipends.

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[FAR Soup Kitchens]: For One Family, Soup Kitchen Provides Meals as Well as Employment image

Ruzanna Mkrtchyan, 58, exudes excitement each time she enters FAR’s Gyumri Atinizian Senior Center, also known as the Gyumri Soup Kitchen, for her daily meal. “I always come here with sweet childhood memories. We used to attend Christmas parties here when I was a child,” recollected Ruzanna, referring to the times when her dad used to work in the very same building when it was a factory for computer parts.

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[CASP]: CASP Support Helps One Woman to Raise Her Grandchildren image

Flora Yesayan is 68 years old. She is the sole caretaker of her three grandchildren, 11-year-old Narek, 17-year-old Nune, and 20-year-old Zina. Flora can't tell the story of her family without tears that she tries to hide from young Narek. Her son died in a car crash five years ago. They then lost the children’s mother to cancer a year and a half ago. Now, the family tries to make the best of it where they live in the tiny village of Tavush, in the Berd Region.

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[GTech]: New Project Aims to Boost IT Development in Armenia’s Shirak Province image

Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia and Gyumri Information Technology Center (GTech) recently partnered to start a new project. Boosting Technological Developments in Shirak Province is aimed at supporting the economic development of Shirak through skills enrichment geared toward the young, unemployed population, and through enhanced business development for the IT community.

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