Tchambarak Development Program

This Development Program aims to improve the well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable, using an approach that is long term (15-20 years), holistic, focused on children, and seeks to enable their families, local communities and partners to address the underlying causes of poverty. These root causes are not just lack of access to the basic necessities of life like water, food or health care, but also include inequities like gender or ethnic discrimination, or abusive practices like exploitation or domestic violence that affect a child’s well-being.


1.The ADP supported 60 vulnerable families with beekeepers’ supplies and beehives to increase their capacity and household incomes.2.To improve children's access to quality basec education, the ADP supported schools to improve their learning environment through minor renovations and capacity building activities. 3.In order to improve education for young children, the ADP supported pre-school education through organizing trainings on modern teaching methods in Vardenis Child development centre for 10 teachers of from 2 kindergartens and provided these schools with development games and age-appropriate books.4.In order to improve agricultural productivity, the ADP helped organization 3 trainings on producing quality seeds and seedlings locally in 3 communities. Farmers learned how to make quality seeds and how to increase the yield, which in its turn will lead to investment of effective agriculture practices ensuring additional income generation opportunities.5.The ADP organized training for 45 farmers on production and use of organic fertilizers and another training for 43 farmers on food diversity and cultivation of new plants.6.The ADP facilitated training of 30 farmers were trained on benefits of artificial insemination, cattle feeding and maintenance (particularly on open areas keeping of cattle) to help increase income generation opportunities through effective agriculture.7.To increase knowledge on Key Family Child Care Practices, the ADP organized training for 15 young mothers and reproductive age women. A training was also organized on healthy nutrition and lifestyle during pregnancy for 15 reproductive age and pregnant women. 8.To increase quality of and access to health care and rehabilitation services, the ADP supported health facilities them with training and needed equipmnt. To this end, trainings were organized for primary health care providers from Tchambarak town and 13 rural communities on child registration, new standards of cards completion, filing and regular monitoring, healthy food, etc. The relevant literature on Care of healthy and ill children, Healthy pregnancy, Care of child aged 0-1, different thematic leaflets were distributed to the participants.9.The ADP also supported communities to improve their health posts by providing construction materials, 2 new born baby and adult scales, and anthropometric measurement devices to improve their infrastructure and capacity to provide quality services. 10.To help children grow in their awareness and experience of God’s love in an environment that recognises their freedom, the ADP helped organize a Christian summer camp for 70 ADP children. 11.To ensure quality spiritual nurture opportunities, the ADP also organized training for 11 Armenian Church history teachers’ facilitated by local priest and provided Bibles.12.The ADP supported 1 community to ensure clear drinking water to the community households through minor rehabilitation of the potable water system.

Cross-cutting issues



  • Armenia>Gegharkunik


  • Economic Recovery and Development
  • Health
  • Protection

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