Consultancy Meeting at WFD NGO

On January 20, 2020 WFD NGO team had a meeting with organization’s consultancy board member, SDA Shirak Region branch manager and business expert Artashes Nikolyan. The meeting was organized with Mr. Nikolyan’s initiation, who has done an analysis of microfinance activities, implemented by WFD in rural communities and has expressed his willingness to support our […]

“Theatre for Changes” was hosted in Lanjik village

theatre for changes

On November 8th, in frames of the joint project being implemented with the UNFPA, and upon “Women for Development” NGO’s invitation, Lanjik Secondary School has hosted the representatives from the “Theatre for Changes” cultural NGO. “Theatre for Changes” has over 12 years’ rich experience and is the leading interactive theater in Armenia. As it was […]

Consultancy meetings for business training participants

06.11.19 Recently, 3 consultancy meetings were organized with the participants of “How to Establish Your Own Business in Armenia: Development of Business Plan” trainings. 9 out of 11 participants developed their initial business ideas, which were discussed with WFD NGO business specialist Anahit Hakobyan and, after incorporating her recommendations, were presented to the invited expert […]

New Entertainment Hall in Lernakert

21.10.2019 From now on the youth and the elderly of Shirak region Lermakert community will have a comfortable place to spend their free time more interestingly and productively. For many years the renovation of the Culture house had been one of the urgent problems of the community, as its absence had a negative impact on […]

Forum theatre as a tool of changes

A joint meeting of forum theatre groups’ members from Georgian IDP Women’s association “Consent” and “Women for Development” NGO took place on October 13 in Gyumri. The meeting was organized in frames of the project being implemented jointly by the members of Peacebuilders’ Regional Platform member organizations. The goal of the meeting was exchange of experience […]

Business Trainings for Rural Community Members

Presently, the second stage of the joint project being implemented by “Women for Development” NGO and the European Fund for Southeast Europe Development Facility (EFSE DF) is underway. In frames of this project, on October 5-9, 2019 training on “How to Start Your Own Business in Armenia: Developing a Business Plan” was organized for 9 members from […]

Youth Active Groups’ Activities Report Out at the WFD Office

On October 1st WFD NGO hosted the members of the Youth Active Groups from the beneficiary communities at our office. The purpose of the meeting was to report on the activities which were implemented in target villages during the past 3 months, as well as to share new ideas with each other, along with the […]

Another opening event in WFD beneficiary community

30.09.2019 This time we had the honor to cut the ribbon for the opening of the Anushavan community events hall, followed by a ceremony performed by the local priest. Mane Vardanyan, the director of Anushavan Arts School and youth active group’s officer, delivered an opening speech, which included a detailed report on joint projects implemented […]

When Your Hobby Becomes a Source of Income

Participation in business trainings organized in frames of a joint project conducted by “Women for Development” NGO and the European Fund for Southeast Europe Development Facility (EFSE DF) became life-changing for Liza. Her business idea developed during the training course was funded, which made it possible for Liza to attend a professional course on baking […]

Summer School in Prague

In August 2019, WFD NGO staff members Arpine Nikolyan and Anahit Hakobyan participated in the American Institute for Political and Economic Systems’ (AIPES) summer school in Prague, Czech Republic. This 3 weeks-long intense course was organized by The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), in collaboration with Charles University. The total number of the students was […]