Witnessing the war in Lebanon, traveling the world, helping thousands of people, and volunteering in rural Shirak: the story of a retired Armenian nurse

Meet Elise Yacoubian, a retired nurse from California that has volunteered for Children of Armenia Charitable Fund. “I have always liked nursing. It’s my passion. When I worked as a nurse, I didn’t even want the working day to end,” she says. Elise has always been a sporty and adventurous person. “I used to be…

Tehran – Yerevan – Boston – rural Armenia… A young physician’s journey towards helping children in villages

Lernik Ohanjanian is a physician and scientist, specializing in kidney cancer immunotherapy and targeted therapy. She was born in Tehran, Iran, went to high school there, and then her family moved to Yerevan, Armenia, where she studied at Yerevan Medical University. Later, she went on with her studies in the USA and graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Levon Aronian – Fighting Spirit and Hard Work

SMART Connects initiative was launched by COAF a few months ago, evoking great interest among Lori region inhabitants and guests. SMART Connects is a specifically-designed series of interactive lectures. The recent session focused on the ancient game of chess. Hundreds of children and young people arrived at COAF SMART Center from Vanadzor, Alaverdi and nearby…