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[CASP]: CASP Stipend Helps Family Afford Surgeries image

Gor Bidandunyan, 7, is a very gifted student. Every day, he brings home gold stars on his work as a testimony to his good performance at school. He likes drawing, soccer, and is a fan of Real Madrid soccer club, especially Ronaldo, one of the team’s most famous players. Gor wants to be like his older brother, Sergey, 9, who is in the 3rd grade and does well at both school and sports. Sergey has been training in karate for four years now, and now holds a purple belt and several medals and certificates. He wants to be a banker when he grows up.

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[CASP]: A Talented Young Lady Receives CASP Support image

Fifteen-year-old Anna Gabrielyan dreams of becoming a pianist. She has been taking piano lessons for the last three years in order to be able to play as well as her mother, Geghecik and her brother Rafik. Anna also sings beautifully. She has participated in numerous song festivals, most recently in November. She is able to perform songs of different genres but Armenian folk is her favorite. She also loves to dance and paint.

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[CASP]: CASP Stipend Helps One Single Mother to Make Ends Meet image

Silva Babayan, 45, is a single mother with six children who lives in one of the outer districts of Goris, a small city in Syunik Province. Her eldest daughter, Hermine, 22, is married but the rest still live at home with Silva. Twenty-seven-year-old Artyem has trouble with his eyesight. Her younger daughters, Ashkhen, 16, Qristine, 15, and Lusine, 13, are her helpers, and the youngest son, Alik, 8, is the baby of the family.

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[CASP]: More than 500 Children Receive Financial Aid from CASP Distributions image

Five hundred children living in Armenia's Syunik, Tavush and Shirak provinces, as well as in Javakhk, recently received financial aid as part of this year’s Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP) distributions. FAR staff recently traveled to these locations where they gave out the annual stipends with support from the Fathers of Armenia's Apostolic Church serving in these cities. In Javakhk, Georgia, support was distributed with the help of Father Babken Salbian, leader of Javakhk’s vicars.

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[CASP]: CASP Helps to Fill the Gap for Goris Family image

Eleven-year-old Gor Grigoryan wants to be a professor. He studies hard in school; natural sciences are his most liked subject. “I like experiments very much. Recently, for example, we did an experiment with clay,” he said. His mother Nune Javahiryan quickly jumped in. “One day he came home, immediately put his book bag aside, took a jar and filled it with soil, then placed it in a dark room,” she said. “Then he came to me and explained that he wanted to repeat the experiment with clay that they tried in school.” Gor lives in the town of Goris in Syunik Province with Nune, his sister Nona, and his grandparents. His father Sevada died of blood cancer five years ago. ...

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