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Armenian Economic Development Project Update, Week 3

On November 6th, six women arrived at the Women for Development, NGO office to be briefed on the training and expectations of them as project participants. Read More…

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“Never doubt…

…that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Read More…

915,000 AMD

That’s $2,231.71. It’s a lot of money with the power to change whole villages.
Women for Development NGO,* an Armenian “nonprofit,” has a mission. Among other things, WFD’s projects focus on implementing poverty reduction in Armenia through economic development.

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The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum

Times are tough everywhere but life in an Armenian village is especially difficult. The able-bodied men have gone to Russia or Ukraine for work. They send home what money they can but it’s not enough and the “heavy lifting” of village life falls to the women, elderly and children that are left behind. Women for Development, NGO (WFD),* a non-governmental organization with which I am working, has an idea to change this. Read More…

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