In a moving ceremony, Syrian-Armenian doctor Haig Khatcho (Khatchadourian) received a house in Artsakh’s Ishkhanadzor Village from the Foundation in early June. Doctor Khatcho relocated to Artsakh last year, and started a new life in the Kashatagh region after escaping prosecution by ISIS during the Syrian civil war. Finding solace in the land of his ancestors, Haig Khatcho has decided to contribute his skills, experience and expertise as a physician for the development of Artsakh.
Giving to people like doctor Khatcho is not just charity, it is an investment in Kashatagh and its people, an investment that has already started to pay off. A neurologist by profession, Dr. Khatcho has set up practice as a general practitioner in the only clinic of the village. Here, he provides a range of medical services not only to the residents of Ishkhanadzor, but also the neighboring communities.
The Foundation will continue bringing decent living standards for the people of Kashatagh not only through building and renovating houses, but also through the development of vital infrastructure and providing opportunities for further growth of the region.
15 years ago, the Tufenkian Foundation came to Artsakh. After 5 years of working in Armenia to advance social justice, we decided to broaden our mission and scope to Artsakh, where most of our work would be focused on the strategically significant liberated territories.read More
“All my victories, all my medals, all my achievements are for Artsakh. Artsakh is my hope, my inspiration and my motivation”.read More
“Once we stepped into this house, we really felt at home. It makes me so happy to see that my children love where they live. This support makes me feel welcome and once again reassures me, that it was worth coming to Artsakh”.read More
“Living in a village, you learn about the importance of support. Here, everyone supports each other, be it with a cup of sugar or a kind word. Right now, a good home is all the help my family needed in order to stay and live in Artsakh. Getting this house is just a dream come true”.read More