News

24.9.2016

Attachments We are happy to inform of progress in implementing emergency assistance to the soldiers of Artsakh. During the month of May, we successfully delivered 515 pieces of Celox to front-line positions. Celox is widely used to stem severe bleeding, thereby gaining additional time for soldiers who are badly wounded. Well aware of the great […]

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23.9.2016

Attachments On our latest visit to Kashatagh region, Artsakh, we were honoured to have Dr. Onnik Avakian as our special guest. He represented ACC-UK Aid Kashatagh Committee and took a long trip to participate in the handing over of house keys to a newly resettled Syrian Armenian family. Below are his notes where he shares […]

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21.9.2016

Attachments September 14 was a special day for “Family and Community” NGO. All the supporters and friends of the NGO came to Metsamor to participate in the opening ceremony of the new building and share the happiness of the day with the children. During the past 14 years “Family and Community” NGO has been working […]

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21.9.2016

Attachments We are delighted to announce that recently Qnarik Garanfilyan, Director of the “Family and Community” NGO in Metsamor published her book about the Christian origins of modern social work. This book become a reality due to James Tufenkian’s support. Since the opening of “Family and Community” NGO, the center has been in tight cooperation […]

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12.9.2016

Attachments Recently Metsamor’s Family and Community NGO hosted a round table to discuss the amendments suggested in the law of alternative care service. The event was organized by “Children’s Protection Network”. In recent years the Armenian government has been revising the strategy of unloading the orphanages and keeping the children in their families. However, to […]

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10.9.2016

Attachments On August 19, Tufenkian Foundation together with Birthright Armenia organized a meeting with BA volunteers, who are an enthusiastic group of young Armenians from all over the world. First, Antranig Kasbarian, Board member and Director of Development presented TF establishment story, its founder James Tufenkian’s biography and the mission that the foundation follows. Continuing […]

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13.8.2016

Attachments This is the story of a strong, young boy from Shushi. He was among the first children who were welcomed to the newly opened “Shogh” daycare center. He had a tough childhood, being neglected by everyone and faced educational difficulties which gave him a low self esteem. At the end of the school year […]

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9.8.2016

Attachments On August 8, Tufenkian Foundation handed the keys of the newly renovated house in Ishkhanadzor village, Kashatagh region, NKR to the owner Artin Adjemian, a Syrian Armenian, who resettled in Artsakh over a year ago. Last year, he married a local girl and started a family. Their first born was able to take his […]

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17.7.2016

Attachments It been more than a month since the “Arevik” Daycare Center opened its doors in the city of Ijevan. Already, the center has drawn more than 50 children who are involved in its daily life. The center’s curriculum consists of different activities such as painting and music, a batik club, as well as a knitting club […]

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15.7.2016

Attachments What do you do if you are 16 and do not want to leave the children’s center that was your second home for the past 3-4 years?  Vanadzor’s “Shogh” center’s 16 years old teenagers faced this dilemma as they reached age of graduation. They came up with the idea of starting a pilot program, […]

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