Last week I received an email about Lydian International Gold mining company of England that is developing the Amulsar goldmine near Jermug resort town in Armenia. Jermug is a resort town famous for its hot spring mineral waters, and equally famous Jermug bottled water. (Amul-Sar loosely translated in the Armenian language means “impotent mountain”). My… Continue reading Mining Industry in Armenia
What a heartwarming and inspiring exchange of good feelings that was started by Mary, a young student from Yerevan, and within days both Anahit and Gyavaz got fully funded. Kiva is a unique online lending site where individuals lend money (as little as $25) directly to poor but proud individual borrowers who cannot get loans… Continue reading Kiva, A Heart Warming Story
Past few years Gulbenkian Foundation’s Armenian Communities Department has embarked on a major effort to help establish a much needed and long overdue teacher training program for Armenian Schools in Diaspora(s). They have convened and participated in a few conferences in Yerevan, Istanbul, and Paris, about the preservation of the Western Armenian Language. Last summer… Continue reading Teacher Training Program for Armenian Schools.