Breaking stereotypes: girls can!

“You are a girl, you cannot do that,” an expression Nareh was told too many times and had to prove them wrong.  Meet Nareh Galstyan, a COAF Alumna, a sophomore at Brusov State University, and a football enthusiast. She was born in Armavir’s Lernagog village, one of the cleanest villages in Armenia. Nareh grew up…

Therapy Through Theater: A Five-Year Journey

How it started: My Theater in Karakert In 2012, COAF’s Child and Family Support Team launched a novel project called Psychological Theater. They were looking for a way to help rural children overcome shyness, low self-esteem and various other self-image obstacles. With the envisioning of Psychological Theater as an art therapy project, COAF designed the…