Agribusiness on the Border 8: Armen A. Family
Currently home to 286 households and 955 people, the village of Baghanis was established in the fifth century and is situated in the Tavush region of Armenia. The village is adjacent to the Republic of Azerbaijan, sharing a 2 km-long border. Today, the residents make a living by farming and tending to their livestock. Now, economic development and opportunities for work are essential to continue improving the conditions in this border village. Sponsorship of this project will help provide needy villagers with the opportunity to care for their families and to help improve the village’s economy.
Armen A. and his family have been identified as one of the families who are in need of additional support in order to help their agribusiness grow. Their family consists of five members including three children. They live in a dangerous area as their home is exposed to Azeri sniper fire. Armen works as a contract soldier stationed on the border. They currently do not barn, but have requested materials to built one along with pigs and chickens for their agribusiness. As a part of this effort Armen A. and his family will be provided training and/or business tips for the ensured success of their agribusiness. Frequent visits will be made to the family to track their progress and determine the success of their new venture.
Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.
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Mr. & Mrs. Gary & Nina TurpanjianRancho Palos Verdes, CA
Armen A. has been successfully working on building a barn for his family. He has some more work left to finalize the roof.
The barn construction is now complete and Armen A. and his family are now searching for the pigs and chickens they have requested.