World Environment Day – “Caps for Help” Project

Plastic Bottle caps are often so small that it’s easy to overlook the impact they have on the environment. If you drop one on the ground at the park or the lake, you may think it’s not a big deal. But Develop Armenia and many international NGOs found that “plastic bottle caps are one of the top 10 items found during marine debris beach clean-ups … Continue reading World Environment Day – “Caps for Help” Project

One Year of Velvet Revolution – Time to Bridging the Gap

The problem of poverty that has already seized hundreds of thousands of Armenia’s population continues to remain one of the major problems that past governments didn’t tackle for many years. Fighting poverty in the rural areas of Armenia is still a big challenge for the government   after the Velvet Revolution in April 2018. The core question to be asked is the following:  What should be done for … Continue reading One Year of Velvet Revolution – Time to Bridging the Gap

European NGOs Sent Letter to PM Nikol Pashinyan Supporting Locals Opposing Against Amulsar Project

Over 40 European and International NGOs and associations sent a letter to Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, where they express their support to the residents of Jermuk, Gndevaz and Ketchout, the activists and representatives of the civil society so as the Armenian Government to act on the Amulsar mine project for the benefit of people and environment. The copies of this letter have been sent to … Continue reading European NGOs Sent Letter to PM Nikol Pashinyan Supporting Locals Opposing Against Amulsar Project

Great news from Artsakh – Successful Pomegranate Orchard

Tufenkian Foundation reported this week that their Pomegranate Orchard projects in Artsakh made a significant and successful results. “Great news from #Artsakh! We finished this year’s 1st harvest in the pomegranate orchard in Arajamugh, a border village we started building in 2004. Back then, there was nothing here – no homes, no people, not a single tree… just abandoned lands. So happy to see such … Continue reading Great news from Artsakh – Successful Pomegranate Orchard

October in Armenia: The Breast Cancer Awareness!

The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease. There are about 1.38 million new cases and 458 000 deaths from breast cancer each year (IARC Globocan, 2008). Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women worldwide, both … Continue reading October in Armenia: The Breast Cancer Awareness!

Armenian Start-up Lumzag: “Smart” Bag Ensures Safety of Belongings

Lumzag is a fashionable smart bag that lets you feel at ease about the security of your belongings. Though the smart bag market is quite large, Lumzag is the first to combine various innovative functions. The bag has its own online application. After downloading it, it sends all the required notifications to the user’s phone or smart watch. Lumzag has various features like a missing … Continue reading Armenian Start-up Lumzag: “Smart” Bag Ensures Safety of Belongings

Grape Blessing Day & Wine Making Development

Feast of The Assumption of the St. Mary Among the most beloved ceremonies in the Armenian Traditional Feasts, is the ceremony of Grape Blessing, which is held on Sunday usually following or proceeding August 15. The occasion on which we celebrate the blessing of grapes is a major feast day called “Assumption of the St. Mary” and underscores a wonderful insight unique to Christianity. The … Continue reading Grape Blessing Day & Wine Making Development