Armenia

Working With Children in Armenia



Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on World Vision operations

In support of public health recommendations outlined by the World Health Organization, some sponsorship program activities have been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. Activities may include sponsor queries and correspondence, sponsor visits, gift notifications and gift deliveries. These temporary suspensions may affect the information you receive from us in the coming weeks and months.  
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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.
 
  • 27 child well being activities conducted including health and nutrition, hygiene, livelihood, education, child rights and protection awareness
  • 12 people learned about child rights and protection issues to help ensure children's safety and participation
  • 3 plans of action were developed to enhance community development and child well being
  • 3369 children are participating in life skills clubs to learn essential life skills such as critical thinking, self-esteem and communication
  • 2015 children received guidance on their spiritual journey to discover, understand and grow their relationship with God
  • 466 parents and caregivers learned about the importance of raising their children with love and tenderness
     
 
*Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019

 

 
  • 100 community groups are engaging with local authorities to advance their rights and create positive changes for children
  • 29 children are participating in community decisions and advocating for the protection and well-being of children


     
*Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019
Children learn and develop their talents, young people are equipped for the future and families support children's education.
 
  • 121 teachers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
  • 216 parents learned about the importance of education and how to support their child’s learning
 
*Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019

 
Adults and youth acquire knowledge and skills, and gain access to resources, to help them increase their family income.
 
  • 65 farmers learned techniques to improve crop and livestock production to better provide for their children and families
  • 43 adults received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
  • 279 youth received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
  • 64 clubs are in place for children and youth to improve their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities

*Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019
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