Vazgen, 10, is in the five grade. He lives with her mom, sister and brother, and the mother has no job. When he grows up he wants to become a football player, and now dreams of a bycicle.
On December 1st World Vision Armenia launched a Facebook campaign titled “One Day, One Gift”, to raise funds for Christmas gifts for 30 children living in the rural communities of Noyemberyan, Amasia and Tchambarak. Each gift costs 10,000 AMD and includes a toy and traditional New Year’s sweets.
Every day a story about a child’s life and dreams will be posted on World Vision’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/worldvisionarmenia.official.
Join our “One day, one gift” campaign, and give Vazgen a New Year miracle!
In Armenia, poverty can be witnessed pretty often, but there are stories of 60,000 people who live in extreme poverty, barely having an income of 23 384 AMD (56.2 USD) per month. Poverty strongly affects little children who usually lack basic living means – including weather appropriate clothing, heating of their houses, access to sanitation and hygiene supplies. These children comprise 28% of Armenia’s children.
The situation in Tavush Region of Armenia Armenian-Azerbaijani border remains tense these days, while the border Armenian villages are in constant danger. Armenia's armed forces are confident in accomplishment of their military task, but the local civilians and communities do need our support.
A year ago I couldnt imagine that I had such a big love towards painting. PicsArt has opened my eyes. Im sure the skills I have been developing during the course will be the basis for specializing in this field in the future. - says one of the participants of the program, 14-year-old Suzi.
On October 4th World Vision Armenia celebrated its 30th anniversary in the National Gallery of Armenia.World Vision was honored to host the spouse of Armenia's Prime Minister and the Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of "My Step" and "City of Smile" Foundations Anna Hakobyan, as well as the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Zaruhi Batoyan, Human Rights Defender/Ombudsman in Armenia Arman Tatoyan, the Director of the Office for the Mother See Chancellery Inter-Church Relations Father Paruyr Avetisyan, heads and representatives of international organizations, foreign embassies and partners.