WASH is Water, Sanitation & Hygiene program – one of ADRA Armenia’s priorities for the needy people of our world.
ADRA Armenia’s beneficiary Vachagan Suvaryan expressed his gratitude for our WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) Project in Yeghnik village, Aragatsotn region. “We had no water. We had to pay all bills for farmlands although didn’t have water to do agriculture and get some profit. Now we can DRINK CLEAR WATER, water the trees, cultivate plants, grow food and make profits. We were so happy to see ADRA in our community. Before that no one was paying attention to us, we were neglected by everyone. ADRA CARED, ADRA CHANGED.”
ADRA Armenia implemented a WASH project in Yeghnik village in 2014.
ADRA Aemenia implemented a Water Supply and Hygiene Project in Aregnadem Village, Shirak Region in 2016. Due to this project, the inhabitants of the village can now have access to drinking water.
Our project of Children Helping Children started from the city of Ararat.
50 children participated in a beautiful Christmas event, where the team of ADRA Armenia performed Christmas songs for children, played games and presented the story of the Savior’s birth. It was very nice to hear also the singing of two of project participants, who performed Armenian national songs. At the end of the project the children received the presents prepared by ADRA Armenia.
ADRA Armenia just launched the project of Children Helping Children 2017-18.
This year ADRA Armenia’s donors for the project are ADRA Germany, ADRA Netherlands, ADRA Luxembourg and ADRA Poland for the project, as well as ADRA Armenia is partnering with local government representatives, kindergarten administrations and volunteers from Seventh Day Adventist Church.
This year’s target destinations are: Ararat, Sevan, Odzun, Aparan, Charentsavan, Dastakert and Mataghis. More than 500 children from all around Armenia will take part in a Christmas show/event and receive presents within the scope of this project.
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As you may know, The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries—regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association.
By partnering with communities, organizations, and governments, ADRA is able to improve the quality of life of millions through 9 impact areas. These impact areas include Social Justice, Disaster Response, Economic Growth, Children, Gender Equity, Community Health, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene, Hunger & Nutrition, and Livelihoods & Agriculture. Our mission is to work with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. We are a professional, learning and efficient network that embodies integrity and transparency. We reach across boundaries empowering and speaking out for the at-risk and forgotten to achieve measurable, documented and durable changes in lives and society.
ADRA Armenia is currently implementing a project in Margahovit village,which consists in organizing an education adventure for young adults that includes visiting important historical places, art galleries, and theater. Educational adventure tours provide the participants the opportunity of learning through travel, especially to places that they might not have the chance to visit by themselves.
Visiting places of historical importance, participants gain a better understanding about their history and culture. This boosts the participants’ interest in being an active citizen in Armenia. By coming into direct contact with a different environment, participants of the tours better understand their place in the community and develop openness to differences in others.