The organization places various types of animals such as cows, goats, sheep, beehives, rabbits, chickens, fish, turkeys, buffalos, bull calves, Californian worms, potato seeds, alfalfa seeds, wheat seeds, fruit tree seedlings.
The generous contributions of Heifer donor EED German Church Development Service organization since 2003 allowed Heifer Armenia to sustain its support to the youth projects to enhance the leadership skills of youth from rural communities of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan and create opportunities for them to become empowered and self-sufficient community members, to provide awareness in legal, political and economic spheres affecting the lives of young people.
Heifer Armenia Program Statement of Purpose:
We work for improvement of the socio-economic situation of the vulnerable groups (men, women, boys and girls) through development of rural communities, finding solutions for economic and ecological problems, spiritually renewal and strengthening peace in the region.
Heifer Armenia Program Values
- Integrity and honesty
- Hope in action
- Knowledge and skills
Armenia is a network of self-reliant, economically developed, effectively cooperating healthy communities, living in peace and in an ecologically sound environment.
Priority issues that need to be addressed in order to reach the vision are the following:
- Rural development
- Community empowerment
- Youth development
- Partnership and networking
- Regional cooperation
- Knowledge management
- Financial viability