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[FAR Partnerships; FAR Health Programs]: FAR’s Support Enables More Children to Attend Summer Camp image

This year, FAR started supporting the Aparan Summer Resort Camp with the help of the SJS Foundation, and as a result the summer camp was able to expand its capacity by hosting 10 additional children, and 130 in total. FAR also provided additional resources to the camp’s game store and library.

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[FAR Scholarships]: Mathevosian Scholar Turns Love of Electronics and Technology into a Worthwhile Career image

Since early childhood, Satenik Meloyan, 24, has tried to explore the world of technology and electronics with the hope of creating something worthy and innovative in the future. “At the age of four, I had a penchant for poking my nose where it didn’t belong at all. Once, I took the back off of our TV to see what was inside. Next, I opened up the power plug, then the extension cord, and so on,” recalled Satenik.

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[Hayastani Kidak Society]: Celine's Dispatches – FAR's Intern in Armenia – Armenian Hospitality. standard

On a recent Saturday evening, I fled the sizzling heat of Yerevan for the countryside near Aparan.  I had decided to go camping near the river with some Armenian, Iranian and French friends. The surrounding scenery was heavenly: vibrant flowers covering the fields and beehives clinging to the hills.  Just as we were packing our things to go back to the city, two men arrived by car, inviting us to a meal and a game of chess. Since we all had to be in Yerevan by evening, we tried to decline their invitation to travel to their homes for dinner. Needless to say, we did not succeed. They packed most of us in their battered car and our one friend ...

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[Hayastani Kidak Society]: Celine’s Dispatches – FAR’s Intern in Armenia – Armenian Hospitality. standard

On a recent Saturday evening, I fled the sizzling heat of Yerevan for the countryside near Aparan.  I had decided to go camping near the river with some Armenian, Iranian and French friends. The surrounding scenery was heavenly: vibrant flowers covering the fields and beehives clinging to the hills.  Just as we were packing our things to go back to the city, two men arrived by car, inviting us to a meal and a game of chess. Since we all had to be in Yerevan by evening, we tried to decline their invitation to travel to their homes for dinner. Needless to say, we did not succeed. They packed most of us in their battered car and our one friend ...

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