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Parliament elections PSA
24.3.2017

Armenian voters will go to the polls next month and choose the members of the new National Assembly. In past years, the Tufenkian Foundation has been working with civil society groups for free and fair elections. Recently, as part of the support given to voter education programs, the Tufenkian Foundation cooperated with DEPOP Institute for […]

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Supporting Women of Armenia in Portland
11.2.2017

Join us for an informative presentation on Thursday, March 2nd at the Tufenkian Portland Showroom from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM . Tufenkian Foundation trustee Antranig Kasbarian will give a short lecture on the Foundation’s current projects, with a special focus on the work of the Women’s Support Center (WSC), a unique facility in Armenia […]

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Erik Babayan's wife and daughter
31.12.2016

December 28, Stepanakert – Today, four families of wounded soldiers celebrated their housewarming in Artsakh – a project implemented by the Tufenkian Foundation (TF). The event was attended by Hadrut and Martakert regional administrations, spokesperson of NKR Prime Minister Artak Beglaryan, local media, The Tufenkian Foundation’s Executive Director Raffi Doudaklian and the Foundation’s NKR (Artsakh) branch […]

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A view of Arajamugh village
30.12.2016

The Armenian Cultural Association of America (ACAA), through its Artsakh Fund, has undertaken the expansion of Arajamugh village in southern Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh Republic/NKR). With support from the Tufenkian Foundation, this initiative foresees construction of 50 homes, complete with a school, clinic, and cultural center to serve as a model village and help ensure longer-term resettlement […]

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Jonathan Fulcher
21.12.2016

The AUA Center for Responsible Mining and the Government of Armenia organized a round-table discussion on the gaps in Armenia’s mining legislation. The key presenter at the round-table was Jonathan Fulcher, an international mining law expert from the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) of the University of Queensland who presented the main findings of six working […]

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Syrian Armenian Doctor in Kashatagh
21.12.2016

When the war broke in Syria, the Tufenkian Foundation initiated a program to support Syrian-Armenians willing to relocate to the Kashatagh region, Artsakh. TF’s primary support is to provide housing to Syrian-Armenians. We are happy to inform that TF has undertaken renovation works of a house for Syrian-Armenian doctor Haig Khatchadourian. He moved to the […]

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Vanadzor women entrepreneurship
21.12.2016

Last year, the Vanadzor Shogh Center established a partnership with the Helsinki Group in Spitak, after which it launched a program for vulnerable women facing gender discrimination and domestic abuse. This program is designed to help women to become entrepreneurs and provide sustainable income for their families. The participants of this program are the parents […]

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Children celebrating birthday party in Shushi Shogh Center
14.12.2016

The children of Shushi’s Shogh Center were thrilled to host a birthday party in their premises. The young Apresyan family from Stepanakert has established a tradition of celebrating their child’s birthday with children from vulnerable families who never have an opportunity to participate in these type of celebrations. For this second birthday celebration, the Apresyans […]

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Rev. Mesrob Lakissian with Raffi Doudaklian and Artur Martirosyan
19.11.2016

  NEW YORK – St. Illuminator’s Church extended a warm welcome to Tufenkian Foundation  Director Raffi Doudaklian, who paid a visit to the church on Monday, November 14. Doudaklian met with Pastor Fr. Mesrob Lakissian and Board trustee Artur Martirosyan, who wished to learn more about current conditions in Artsakh. During their 90-minute discussion, the two sides […]

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Mira Antonyan conducting a seminar in Shushi Shogh center
18.11.2016

  At the end of August, the Shushi “Shogh” Daycare Center welcomed their strong supporter Mira Antonyan, for a three-day counseling visit. Antonyan, who is the chairperson of the Children’s Support Center of the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR), has eagerly taken the role of Supervisor of the Shushi Center’s social work services, since the […]

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