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[FAR Child Protection]: Support for the Victims of April’s War image

This spring, the conflict of Nagorno-Karabakh was brought back to the fore when on April 2nd fighting reignited, ultimately taking the lives of more than 100 soldiers and servicemen. One of our supporters and the founder of FAR’s Mathevosian Scholarship, Anoush Mathevosian kindly donated money to the families of two of the fallen soldiers, Vladimir Melqonyan, 19, and Qyaram Sloyan, 19. In early May, FAR Education and Science Programs Manager Edik Karapetyan visited the families of these young men to deliver the financial support.

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[FAR Scholarships]: Scholarship Students Make Book Drive a Success standard

Over the past two months, the front hall of FAR’s Yerevan office has begun to look like a library. Dozens of boxes of books, which had been gathered by FAR scholarship students for a book drive, began to pile up floor to ceiling. The book drive was initiated by FAR’s Office Administrator Anna Grigoryan and is geared to benefit the Hrant Dink School in Istanbul, which offers education to children of Armenian immigrants. The local NGO Armenian Resource handled the delivery. Students not only decided to enrich the school’s stacks with classical literature and great works of fiction, but they also did a great job of informing their classmates, students and friends about the initiative, who then later dropped by ...

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[FAR CASP]: Program that Helps Children in Most Need standard

Carefully written letters by children – addressed to those who have played a role in the realization of even one of their dreams. “Thank you”s to these supporters from widowed mothers who are grateful for alleviating their struggles at least a little bit. FAR Armenia staff needs to convey all this gratitude to donors following each visit they make to Armenia’s regions for Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program (CASP) distribution meetings. The 2014 fall destination was the Syunik province of Armenia. Distribution was held in Goris’s Saint Grigor Lusavorich Church, Kapan’s Saint Mesrop Mashtots Church with the help of the regional Family, women’sand children’s rights protection unit staff Anna Voskanyan and Ruzanna Alaverdyan, in Kajaran’s Saint Mariam Astvatsatsin Church with ...

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