Ongoing Projects

9.12.2016

Last April there was an unprecedented escalation of violence on the NKR and Azerbaijan border. This escalation has been known as ‘the four-day war’. In response to this war, the Tufenkian Foundation created a crowdfunding campaign to help people affected by this escalation and to restore the war-torn damaged areas. In fifteen days, the TF […]

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Journalists conducting an interview with Saro Saryan, Director of the Shushi Museum
18.11.2016

The Four-Day War revealed a lack of balanced and objective information about Nagorno-Karabakh in European and US mass media. Because of this, we decided to facilitate the work of journalists who can provide media reports that are fair, balanced, and informative. In May, we worked with “European Friends of Armenia” to send fifteen journalists to […]

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28.10.2016

Established in 2004, Arajamugh village is one of the largest projects realized by the Foundation. This is no accident, as the resettlement/development of Artsakh’s liberated territories forms one of our highest priorities.   During the period 2004-2008 the Tufenkian Foundation constructed 19 houses which were inhabited mainly by young families from nearby areas, families that […]

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28.10.2016

Kashatagh (formerly Lachin) is the vital landbridge connecting Karabagh to Armenia; it thus guarantees Karabagh’s existence, while bolstering the security of Armenia as well.  NKR President Bako Sahakian recently declared: “Karabagh exists as long as Kashatagh exists. ” After 70 years of Azerbaijani rule, this historic Armenian province was liberated during the Karabagh war and […]

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28.10.2016

Artsakh Ongoing Projects Background The liberated territories of Artsakh possess abundant, fertile land, ideal for cultivation of fruits and grains. The village of Arajamugh, built by the Foundation beginning in 2004, is found in one such area. Located in the southern part of NKR’s Hadrut region, Arajamugh currently has 88 inhabitants, who live in decent, […]

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28.10.2016

Artsakh Ongoing Projects As part of our ongoing efforts at job-creation, TF initiated greenhouse cultivation in Kashatagh in 2013. The project is being realized in Yeritsvank village, and is co-sponsored by the Armenian Community Council (ACC) of Great Britain. Thus far, we have built two greenhouses with a total area of 480m2. In 2014 we […]

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28.10.2016

25/11/2014 Attachments “Karabagh exists as long as Kashatagh exists.” These words, once declared by NKR President Bako Sahakian,explain the vital importance and necessity of this region, which connects Karabakh to Armenia and is strategically vital. After 70 years of Azerbaijani rule, this historic Armenian province was liberated during the Karabagh war. Unfortunately, the Armenians found […]

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