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THANKS FOR donors

Your money is distributed in projects depending on needs

More than 480 children participated in our informatics courses, 37 of them have been hired in various state and non-state institutions.

More than 250 children participated in seminars by the theme «Career Path and Psychology of Work» and «Ecology»

60 children received a financial assistance, more than 370 received the aid.

$17.700

 

THANKS FOR DONATION

Education is the key to build a better future

Robert St-Germain
co-founder

How We Help

Many people dream their life, but not many people live their dream. So we prepare our programs by examining the specific needs of each child.

Collaboration

Give the opportunity to children
in need to change their lives.
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MEMBERSHIP

Become a member and take an active part in building for a better future.

As a member, you will have a say in the strategic planning and operations of the organization as well as in the development of programs and services.

Participating on the various selection committees will ensure that the programs and services are provided fairly, equitable and in accordance with our mandate.

Your participation on other committees will evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs and services and make recommendations for improvements.

Goals

The Armenian Orphans Fund was founded to promote and extend the socio-economic growth of Armenian people to make the transition to a market-based economy.

Registered as an charitable organization in Canada under the number 860740745RR0001 (www.cra-arc.gc.ca/charities), therefore has the right to issue official receipts to donors a tax deduction purposes.

 

  • Putting orphans children’s rights and well-being at the heart of policy making.
  • Building a community of professionals that integrate orphans children’s rights and well-being into their daily work.
  • Giving a voice to orphans children and young people.
  • Changing the way society views and treats its orphans children and young people.

Mission

The Armenian Orphans Fund was founded to promote and extend the socio-economic growth of Armenian people to make the transition to a market-based economy.

Rregistered as an charitable organization in Canada under the number 860740745RR0001 (www.cra-arc.gc.ca/charities), therefore has the right to issue official receipts to donors a tax deduction purposes.

a) To provide for formal education and training to needy children orphaned by:
i) Providing full or partial tuition fees to public and private educational and training institutions qualified to provide diplomas or certificates in language training, accounting/bookkeeping, computer, general office administration or other academic courses that would further the primary purpose of the Society;
ii) Providing for living allowances and/or subsidies for students where warranted through a means test;
iii) Providing scholarships, bursaries and prizes for scholastic excellence.
b) To assist senior guardians of orphaned children to support and undertake the education and training of their wards by:
i) Providing programs and activities designed to promote and improve the mental and physical health of orphans and their families, including sex education, alcohol and drug abuse prevention and personal hygiene.
ii) Providing orphaned children with dental and medical care.

Objectives

The Armenian Orphans Fund was founded to promote and extend the socio-economic growth of Armenian people to make the transition to a market-based economy.

Rregistered as an charitable organization in Canada under the number 860740745RR0001 (www.cra-arc.gc.ca/charities), therefore has the right to issue official receipts to donors a tax deduction purposes.

Education

Help get formal and non-formal education

Basic Human Needs

Help ensure shelter, basic medical care, access to nutritious food, and safety for the most orphaned children and guardians of orphaned children in Armenia

Economic Opportunity

Help foster interconnected and culturally vibrant communities in which orphaned children have the tools and opportunities necessary for jobs and careers that lead to economic self‐sufficiency

OUR VALUES

Integrity
We are committed to putting orphans children’s rights and well-being at the core of all our work.

Good Governance
We hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics, integrity, service, and fiduciary.
We are committed to putting orphans children’s rights and well-being at the core of all our work.

Learning Organization
We continually monitor and evaluate what we do and strive for excellence in all our work.

Partnership
We seek external alliances to enhance our impact on the lives of orphans children and young people.

Inclusiveness
We honor diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members.
We want the voices of orphans children and young people to be heard, as well as those of people who are working with, and caring for them.

Internal Building Blocks

In order to achieve the strategic objectives, the organization must build upon its current internal strengths and capabilities. The internal building blocks are the essential organizational capacities that the organization will develop over the coming decade. They are intended to address issues related to organizational infrastructure, resources, and culture.

Our programs

Within the organization has formed a council, whose
members are children in need and their sponsors, who has
a great role in the preparation of programs.

OUR GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE

Armenian Orphans Fund is open to support of orphaned children
and guardians of orphaned children
in Armenia
We envision a society where all orphans children and young people have the opportunity for a high quality of life.

OUR STRATEGIC PLAN

Our Vision
Education
Health
Food, Clothing and Shelter
Employment
Safety
Rich cultural offerings
The ability to give of themselves and connect with their community

Our Staff

All members of the organization work
on a voluntary basis

Lusine Vardanyan

President

Robert
St-Germain

Treasurer

Meri Ghevondyan

Vice President

Gor
Abgaryan

Psychologist

Varduhi Khachikyan

Co-founder

Contact us

ADDRESS7788 - 143 Street Surrey, BC, V3W 0L2

PHONECanada: 1-604-594-1979
Armenia: (+ 374) 93-28-73-61

EMAILinfo@aof.am
armenianorphans@shaw.ca
aghadjanyan@yahoo.com