COAF Psychological Theater: a Journey of 7 years

Is it possible to combine the love of theater and the wish to help children in overcoming their psychological problems? That’s exactly what COAF Child and Family Services Team has been doing since 2012. The initiative was called Psychological Theater. It is an innovative art therapy project that engages rural children in interactive productions to…

COAF Photo Exhibition Bus and the Boy from Vardenik

Vardenik village is in Gegharkunik region of Armenia. It has the biggest population among villages, with over 10.000 inhabitants. Vardenik is a great sightseeing destination, with cyclopean fort ruins, monasteries and cross-stones. Ten-year-old Hayk is from Vardenik. He is a curious and funny boy, and he wants to become a painter. Hayk says that he…

9th Annual COAF Summer Soiree

Heavy rains didn’t stop New Yorkers from attending the 9th Annual COAF Summer Soiree on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 held at the PH-D Rooftop Lounge at the Dream Downtown Hotel. Armenian music was blasting away all night at the sold-out fundraiser with a jam-packed dance floor and on the patio where conversations between old friends…

A young girl’s path towards leadership and women’s rights

Meet Rosa Tadevosyan, a twenty-year-old girl from Arteni, a COAF-supported community in Aragatsotn region. A few years ago, she could never imagine she would speak English fluently, get into a linguistic university and travel the world to take part in educational programs. Everything started from English Access Microscholarship Program jointly funded by COAF and U.S.…