News

25.6.2015

Attachments Among its worthy projects, the Tufenkian Foundation provides ongoing support to the Mining Legislation Reform Initiative (MLRI), a project of the American University of Armenia Center for Responsible Mining (AUA CRM). One of MLRI’s central goals is to ensure that mining in Armenia provides sufficient economic benefit to the country and local communities, outweighing […]

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22.6.2015

Attachments International Children’s day is celebrated annually on June 1st. To mark the occasion this year, Vanadzor’s “Shogh” day-care center and Medzamor’s “Family and Community” NGO – both dedicated to the well-being of children – have taken part in these celebrations. Both centers are co-funded by the Tufenkian Foundation, and display strong collaborative work with […]

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2.5.2015

On April 25, a massive 7.8 earthquake rocked the fragile nation of Nepal, leaving much of historic Kathmandu in rubble and shattering many thousands of lives.   The earthquake is the worst to have struck Nepal in 80 years. Survivors have little refuge, as the earthquake struck in a densely populated area where many people […]

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3.4.2015

Attachments More than 80 guests joined the Women’s Support Center (WSC) for an Awareness and Fundraising Event, hosted by Meline and Greg Toufayan on February 13, 2015 in New Jersey.  The main speaker was WSC Director Maro Matosian, who was introduced by Foundation Director Antranig Kasbarian.  In his remarks, Kasbarian offered context about Armenia’s society […]

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10.3.2015

Attachments Following a successful 2-year pilot program, the Women’s Support Center (WSC) and Near East Foundation (NEF) have agreed to renew their collaboration for another two years.. The joint program serves to enhance the delivery of economic development programs, specifically those supportive of gender equality and protecting against gender-based violence. WSC and NEF will continue […]

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10.3.2015

Attachments Attention friends and supporters!!! If you are in Boston on March 28 and 29 don’t miss Women of Ararat, a play by Judith Boyajian. It is a play about four generations of Armenian women in a story about family, memory, pain, love and ultimately hope. The event will raise funds for the Women’s Support […]

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9.3.2015

Attachments We are happy to announce the completion of a project to bring pure drinking water to the Karotan, Vardabats and Urekan villages of Southern Kashatagh. At the NKR government’s request, the Foundation solved the drinking water problem in these villages, mainly by identifying and cleaning old artesian wells, verifying the purity of their drinking […]

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5.3.2015

Attachments What if you were a nurse with 150 patients, but no place to treat them? OneArmenia asked this question last winter, after visiting Aghavnatun – a small community found near the Western edge of Nagorno-Karabagh. For the residents of this isolated village, lack of health care is a reality. And, like many of Karabakh’s […]

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28.1.2015

Attachments    WOMEN’S RIGHTS and DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN ARMENIA   An Awareness and Fundraising Event for the Women’s Support Center in Armenia Featuring a presentation by Maro Matosian Director, Women’s Support Center   Introductory remarks by Dr. Antranig Kasbarian Executive Director, Tufenkian Foundation     Q&A Session and Reception Donation $100/per person   Date:   […]

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21.12.2014

Attachments On Friday, November 21, the Women’s Support Center (WSC) held an awareness and fundraising event at the Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) in Arlington, Massachusetts. The program focused on women’s rights and domestic violence in Armenia, featuring WSC director Maro Matosian, teamed with Dr. Antranig Kasbarian, executive director of the Tufenkian Foundation. Attorney Wendy Murphy, […]

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