Working With Children in Armenia

Children in Armenia face challenges in the areas of health care, education and child protection. To address maternal and child health, we developed video lessons to teach women about healthy pregnancy and newborn care. Moms receive information on pregnancy stages, nutrition, newborn care and pregnant women’s rights

World Vision Armenia partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to train more than 1,100 young mothers and caregivers on early child stimulation skills and how to support their children’s development. And, to address child protection issues, we facilitated conversations that got adults, youths and children working together with government officials on ways to keep children in Armenia safe.

Your impact in Armenia

Together, we’re making real change in the lives of children, families and communities. Just some of what was achieved with Canadian support in the past year:
Boys and girls are safe and valued, well cared-for by their families and participating in their communities as agents of transformation.
  • 1,204 children are participating in community decisions and advocating for the protection and wellbeing of children
  • 1,599 people learned about child rights and protection issues to help ensure children's safety and participation
  • 36 people learned how to work with local authorities and influence decisions to improve services and child well-being
  • 5 children survivors of abuse received support to help them cope with trauma and recover
  • 5 children with disabilities were supported with medical care, accessibility upgrades and equipment
*Results reported for projects in this country from October 2017 to September 2018


Children and families are well nourished, protected from infection and disease and have access to essential health services.
  • 376 parents learned about proper feeding practices and how to keep their children well nourished
  • 98 health workers were trained to provide quality health services, especially for women and children

*Results reported for projects in this country from October 2017 to September 2018
Children learn and develop their talents, young people are equipped for the future and families support children's education.
  • 105 teachers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
  • 14 children clubs are giving children and youth a safe space to develop new skills and have fun
  • 196 children received the resources they need to learn including school fees, supplies, books and uniforms
  • 323 children are developing vital language and motor skills, setting a solid foundation for their education
  • 36 parents learned about the importance of education and how to support their child’s learning
*Results reported for projects in this country from October 2017 to September 2018

Adults and youth acquire knowledge and skills, and gain access to resources, to help them increase their family income.
  • 2,379 children and youth were trained in essential life skills such as critical thinking, self-esteem and communication
  • 56 farmers learned techniques to improve crop and livestock production to better provide for their children and families
  • 72 people received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
*Results reported for projects in this country from October 2017 to September 2018

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