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Armenia Today: Social Justice and Politics

FAR: Working for Change in Tavush

 In a way, it all started with FAR, the Fund for Armenian Relief. Last year we met Helena Melkonian to talk about their Ayo! crowdfunding project, and she was the first one to tell us about their work in the border villages. I still remember sitting across the table from her, amazed as she told us about their project to build a wall around the school in Aygepar, and how the villagers, and even schoolchildren donated their last spare change to help the project.

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