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[FAR VOAH]: Women’s Guild to Raise Money in Support of VOAH standard

Louisa Baghdasaryan is particularly busy these days. As Coordinator of the Women’s Guild Central Council of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, she is preparing a number of May events to garner greater support for FAR’s Vanadzor Old Age Home (VOAH). Louisa will present at the annual meeting of the Women’s Guild on May 7, in addition to giving presentations during the Annual Assembly of the Diocese, which will be held in Washington, DC, from May 7th to 9th. Back in December, Louisa visited VOAH to become better familiarized with the facility, the activities of its residents, and to better understand the challenges the administration is coping with. The most crucial of these is the poor condition ...

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[CASP]: CASP Beneficiary Profile: Aida and Karina Voskanyan. standard

By Eduard Karapetyan Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP)  beneficiaries Aida and Karina Voskanyan live in Qajaran, in the Syunik region. Their mother abandoned them when Aida was one and Karina was two years old. After their father and grandfather passed away shortly thereafter, their grandmother Seda became their sole caretaker, supporting them through her work as a teacher. FAR staff recently met with this family when we distributed the spring stipends for CASP. FAR manages CASP, a special program of the Women’s Guild Central Council of the Eastern Diocese. “It seemed to me that the world briefly stopped when I found myself alone with my two little grandchildren. I didn’t know what I would do, how would I exist ...

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[CASP]: CASP Volunteer Honored at Distribution in Gyumri. standard

The Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP) recently completed another distribution in Gyumri. An unprecedented 90 orphaned children received stipends from CASP. The most recent distribution was also an opportunity to honor one of CASP’s most dedicated volunteers. Anne Terkanian is one of three members of the Women’s Guild Central Council of the Eastern Diocese of America, which runs CASP. Ms. Terkanian, who is the CASP data manager, attended the most recent distribution, which was the eighth one to take place in Gyumri. After being introduced by FAR Deputy Director Margarit Piliposyan, Ms. Terkanian relayed to the children the wholehearted support of CASP donors from around the globe. “In addition to my own children, I have over 1,000 kids who ...

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