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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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[CASP]: Blessed by Sunlight standard

Close coordination and cooperation with the Armenian Apostolic Church has become common practice for FAR. This partnership is especially pronounced during the distribution of stipends within the Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP), which was founded by the Women’s Guild Central Council of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The dispersal normally takes place in churches or in buildings adjacent to churches and is assisted by local dioceses of the Armenian Apostolic Church. St. Hovhaness Church of Sisian was the location of this year’s fall distribution on October 5 for the 83 beneficiaries from the Sisian region. The stately structure dates back to 691 A.D. It has four apses of equal size and is generally very cold, though ...

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