STORIES TAGGED: ARMENIA

Projects & Families
Projects & Families

Edik from Armenia

Armenia

Edik is very thankful for the gift of chickens and the impact they are having on his growing farm and his family.

Projects & Families

Marietta from Armenia

Armenia

Marietta's chickens provide her with about seven eggs a day that she can sell to local shops.

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The Reason Cows Are Awesome

Armenia

Cows are so awesome. And we’re not just saying that because we are called Heifer International. Here, we’ve long held the idea that animals, as just one of the things that Heifer provides to families, should always provide “7 M’s” so that they’re truly transformative for those we support. Heifer developed the idea of 7 M’s many years ago to help more simply explain how an animal can be a catalyst for so much change. It sounds sort of weird, but it works, and has for nearly 70 years.

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Young Poultry Farmer has Big Dreams

Armenia

My name is Zhenya. I am from the Kirants community of Armenia. I am 14. I attend the Heifer youth club in our village. In 2012, I developed a business plan that was approved by Heifer Armenia, and I received a small youth grant to realize my business plan. Heifer gave me 40,000 Armenian drams (about $100) as a youth business start-up.

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Valerik's Dream

Armenia

Valerik Khachatryan is a skillful tailor. He is famous in his village for his beautiful work. When he is not busy sewing or tailoring, he does small-scale farming. His family, which includes his wife Amalya, daughter Zhanna, 16, and son Vanik, 13, owns two calves, six hens, 10 chickens and a small pool with carp fish. Valerik dreams of growing their family farm.

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A Cow Brings Hope into Life of Fear

Armenia

Life in Chinar is very dangerous. Every day my wife takes our two kids to the kindergarten with a feeling of fear in her heart. The other day the nurse in the kindergarten told my wife that every time when the shootings start she turns on the music very loudly so that the children don’t hear the shootings. Thanks to Heifer we now have a cow and a calf.

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Projects & Families
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Barev, Armenia!

Armenia

When I told people I was going to Armenia with Heifer, the most frequent response was, “Wow, um... Where is that?”

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Heifer CARMAC Equipment Placement Round 2

Armenia

The Heifer Armenia team was extremely pleased to witness the arrival of the second rounds of agricultural equipment to be placed in farmer cooperatives in the framework of the Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) project

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Tractors in Armenia

Armenia

The excitement on January 20 in Vanadzor, Armenia, was overwhelming as three new tractors were officially handed over to cooperatives of small farm owners in three rural communities.

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Armenian Chinari Cattle Breeding Project

Armenia

Chinari is considered to be a very early human settlement, but the village is only officially registered to be 113 years old. The 12th century Khoranashat Monastery lies in the upper outskirts of the village, the most sniper-prone zone in the area.