Raspberry Fields Forever…

Is there anything common between a school principal, a garment factory mechanic and a chemistry teacher? Yes, all of them live in Yeghegnut community in Lori region and are involved in an effective backyard farming project conducted by COAF in partnership with UNDP – GEF Small Grants Program. The Sustainable Income through Effective Household Management project was…

Komitas in English at SMART

  That Thursday afternoon at SMART was a bit different than others, i.e. the SMART students aged 6-18 were at SMART yet, therefore the SMART center was not yet full and crowdy, but engaging beats coming from the amphitheater were calling everyone. As it appeared, it was Sebu Simonian with his charming wife rehearsing before……

How COAF children learn to manage their emotions

Scientists say that our success depends on emotional intelligence 80% and only 20% depends on IQ. “Emotional intelligence or EQ is the ability to perceive, express, and manage emotions, to understand others’ intentions, behavior and wishes, in order to solve practical issues”, COAF Psychological Support Subprogram Manager Tamara Harutyunyan says. “Developing emotional intelligence can have…