Armenia Displacement Crisis: Facts, FAQs and how World Vision is helping
"World Vision Armenia are prepared, have capacity in place and will mobilise resources and our staff to respond to the needs of forcibly displaced people as they arrive to Armenia," - Raffi Doudaklian.
Family happiness is in quiet, ordinary things
To share the essence of a happy and caring family we featured ordinary people living in one of the remote communities of Tavush Marz of Armenia. These people live a hard everyday life, but share their unique and irreplaceable love towards their children.
New Programme Director joins World Vision Armenia
World Vision Armenia is thrilled to announce the hiring of Raffi Doudaklian as World Vision Armenia Programme Director, effective May 10, 2021.
World Vision started its operations in Armenia right after the devastating earthquake in 1988 by delivering humanitarian aid. Later, along with the humanitarian support, World Vision started implementing development projects.
In 2000, World Vision launched its first ‘Child Sponsorship’ programme in Gyumri marking the start of long-term community development interventions.
Today, World Vision focuses its efforts on border communities of Armenia where tens of thousands of children directly benefit from the organisation’s development projects.
Help them realise their dreams
World Vision’s ‘Child Sponsorship’ programme is an opportunity for each of us to invest in shaping an intelligent, educated and self-standing generation.
You can also join World Vision’s ‘Child Sponsorship’ programme, become a sponsor for a child living in one of Armenia’s remote communities and improve his/her life.
In 2015, the world leaders made a decision to establish “End violence against children” global partnership and to eliminate all forms of violence against children by 2030. World Vision Armenia, together with 10 major child-focused organizations in Armenia, initiated “Share Love, not Violence” campaign aiming to promote prevention and elimination of violence against children within “It takes a world” global campaign.
See the ways that we are getting involved in Armenia to make a positive change.
These smiley children are from a big seven-member family that was provided with a new house, while the father and the elder children received training to find employment in future.
Providing better preschool services
These 5-year-old kids are happily playing at preschool of one of the communities of Stepanavan Area, Lori Marz, Armenia. Thanks to World Vision, the preschool room now has a centralised heating system, which makes it possible to work in winter time. World Vision also provided methodical and learning materials and organised training courses for the teacher.
Breaking the poverty cycle
This cheerful boy lives in one of the communities of Talin, Aragatsotn Marz, Armenia. With the help from World Vision, his father became a beekeeper, which allowed him to fulfill the basic needs of his family. “Now I can afford to buy clothes and shoes for my children. I also changed the windows so that it won’t be very cold in this winter,’ says Stepan, father of two children.