736 people joined World Vision Armenia's #SecretSanta 2019 campaign donating money for Christmas gifts to be sent to 2637 kids from vulnerable families. In total, 13,597,000 AMD was donated.
Due to the emergency state established in Armenia, it is especially difficult for children and their families living in extreme poverty. World Vision Armenia plans to support 700 extremely poor families with essential food and hygiene items to increase their resilience during the emergency
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.
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.