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At Eevah, we create beautiful jewelry with the desire to impact lives around the world. At the heart of our company is the passion to help children in under-resourced areas of the world.

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Human Rights
Air Serv International is a nonprofit humanitarian aviation organization which provides safe and reliable air transport services for humanitarian aid organizations into the world's most difficult to reach areas.

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Children/Youth, Environment
ACDI/VOCA is an economic development organization that fosters broad-based economic growth, raises living standards, and creates vibrant communities.

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Human Rights
HART is not just ‘another aid organisation’. We are distinctive in that we combine aid with advocacy, working for peoples suffering from oppression, exploitation and persecution who are generally not served by major aid organisations and are off the radar screen of international media”
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Causes We Support

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Clean Water
The negative effects of climate change on the agricultural sector will have ramifications for the entire population of Armenia, since the vast majority of the rural population relies on agricultural outputs for their sole source of income.1 The government has been developing interactive workshops and educational talks that will engage farmers in various ways to mitigate the changes in the climate. Currently, climate resilience and disaster prevention are the main focuses of the government regarding the environment.2 The capital city, Yerevan, hosted a dialogue recently on climate change and the impact on the nationâ's national security.3

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Armenia News

Public Radio of Armenia 
Karen Karapetyan assured of the Armenian government's willingness to implement projects in the fields of communication, energy, capital market development and others, and its interested in the expansion of ADB's cooperation with the private sector. See more..
Armenian Weekly 
I recently read in the news of new economic reforms being implemented in Armenia, which take, into account proposals from multiple sources. However, Armenia's economy will not progress while the average person does not trust the government and while ... See more..
Armenian Weekly 
On June 21, the Artsakh Defense Ministry dismissed the news of a captured Armenian serviceman that was reported by the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. Earlier that day, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry published a video of what they claimed to be an ... See more..
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Armenian Weekly 
A friend and I returned to Yerevan after three days of exploring selected sites around Sisian in the Syunik province. We stayed at the Basen hotel where Hasmik, the manager, was extremely helpful. One of our objectives was to visit some of the villages ... See more..
Not so long ago, the Armenian president promised that the country's population will be 4 million by 2040. However, the newly-released report by the UN has ... See more..
Asbarez Armenian News 
Simon Martirosyan, who won a silver medal last year at the Rio Olympic Games, became the world junior weightlifting champion Friday. See more..
Armenian Weekly 
A significant political transformation in Armenia was the election of the new Parliament (National Assembly) early in April. Whether the new Parliament will be able to recreate itself as an effective political institution largely depends on how it ... See more..
Asbarez Armenian News 
I'm no anthropologist, historian, linguist, or sociologist. I do know how to watch and listen, and have for over four decades (and longer if you count grandmother stories). So, I'm going to allow myself to size up the status of our spoken Armenian ... See more..
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 117 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the ... See more..
Arka News Agency (press release) 
The Technology and Science Dynamics entered the Armenian market in 2013 by introducing the first Armenian tablet ArmTab and the first Armenian smartphone ArmPhone to local consumers. Later the company registered with he Free Economic Zone and ... See more..
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Southwestern Asia, between Turkey (to the west) and Azerbaijan

Total 29,743 sq km
Land 28,203 sq km
Water 1,540 sq km


highland continental, hot summers, cold winters
Natural Resources

small deposits of gold, copper, molybdenum, zinc, bauxite ;
Natural Hazards

occasionally severe earthquakes; droughts
Current Environmental Issues

soil pollution from toxic chemicals such as DDT; the energy crisis of the 1990s led to deforestation when citizens scavenged for firewood; pollution of Hrazdan (Razdan) and Aras Rivers; the draining of Sevana Lich (Lake Sevan), a result of its use as a source for hydropower, threatens drinking water supplies; restart of Metsamor nuclear power plant in spite of its location in a seismically active zone


2,974,184 (July 2013 est.)
Ethnic Groups


After several years of double-digit economic growth, Armenia faced a severe economic recession with GDP declining more than 14% in 2009, despite large loans from multilateral institutions. Sharp declines in the construction sector and workers' remittances, particularly from Russia, led the downturn. The economy began to recover in 2010 with 2.1% growth, and picked up to 4.6% growth in 2011, before slowing to 3.8% in 2012. Under the old Soviet central planning system, Armenia developed a modern industrial sector, supplying machine tools, textiles, and other manufactured goods to sister republics, in exchange for raw materials and energy. Armenia has since ...See More switched to small-scale agriculture and away from the large agroindustrial complexes of the Soviet era. Since August 2011, Armenia experienced a sharp 15 percent currency depreciation and an increase in the unemployment rate. Armenia's geographic isolation, a narrow export base, and pervasive monopolies in important business sectors have made it particularly vulnerable to the sharp deterioration in the global economy and the economic downturn in Russia. Armenia has only two open trade borders - Iran and Georgia - because its borders with Azerbaijan and Turkey have been closed since 1991 and 1993, respectively, as a result of Armenia's ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan over the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region. Armenia is particularly dependent on Russian commercial and governmental support and most key Armenian infrastructure is Russian-owned and/or managed, especially in the energy sector. The electricity distribution system was privatized in 2002 and bought by Russia's RAO-UES in 2005. Natural gas is primarily imported from Russia but construction of a pipeline to deliver natural gas from Iran to Armenia was completed in December 2008, and gas deliveries expanded after the April 2010 completion of the Yerevan Thermal Power Plant. Armenia's severe trade imbalance has been offset somewhat by international aid, remittances from Armenians working abroad, and foreign direct investment. Armenia joined the WTO in January 2003. The government made some improvements in tax and customs administration in recent years, but anti-corruption measures have been ineffective and the economic downturn has led to a sharp drop in tax revenue and forced the government to accept large loan packages from Russia, the IMF, and other international financial institutions. Amendments to tax legislation, including the introduction of the first ever "luxury tax" in 2011, aim to increase the ratio of budget revenues to GDP, which still remains at low levels. Armenia will need to pursue additional economic reforms and to strengthen the rule of law in order to regain economic growth and improve economic competitiveness and employment opportunities, especially given its economic isolation from two of its nearest neighbors, Turkey and Azerbaijan. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$19.97 billion (2012 est.); $18.63 billion (2011 est.); $17.8 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

20.7% of GDP (2012 est.); 18.9% of GDP (2011 est.); 16.7% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

fruit (especially grapes), vegetables; livestock

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