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World Vision in Eastern Europe: Armenia

Armenia is a small, landlocked country at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. One of the world's oldest civilizations, it was the first country in the world to officially accept Christianity as a state religion in 301 A.D.

See the communities World Vision works with in Armenia:

1. Talin Go to Communtiy page 2. Yerevan Go to Communtiy page
 
World Vision Canada Projects in Armenia

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Armenia 20/1000 74 Years 96% $3,090 93% 99% 11,483 3,092,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • About 20% of the population has migrated from Armenia in the last decade looking for work
  • Harsh winters are common in Armenia and often bring sustained temperatures as low as -30 C
  • Farmers experience reoccurring droughts in the summer, making agricultural gains difficult.
  • More than 50% of the population is classified as poor or very poor

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