Today, a bulk of our work in Armenia focuses on the provision of support to organizations that work to advance social justice, human rights and environmental protection through innovative, effective and sustainable efforts.
The existing mining legislation makes it very attractive for mining companies to operate in Armenia. However, mining done under this legislative framework exposes the country’s environment and public health to significant damage. It also deprives the country of greater economic benefits the sector could provide. It provides negligible benefits to offset these costs.learn more
The “Family and Community” NGO aims to help disadvantaged children and families by preventing their isolation from society, activating and reintegrating them into living communities and emphasizing mutual support.learn more
The Women’s Support Center (WSC) launched in 2010 as a program of the Tufenkian Foundation, together with USAID and the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA). Within two years, the program expanded as it grew in reputation and demand. Beginning in 2013, WSC was able to register as an independent NGO in Armenia, while continuing close collaboration with the Tufenkian Foundation.learn more