The WCC Armenia Round Table Foundation continues the "Support to the deportees from Artsakh" programme. The distribution of humanitarian aid in Ashtarak in the "St. Mariane" Center of the Aragatsotn Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church was accompanied by pastry lessons for women. It was conducted by Hasmik from Hadrut city of Artsakh. The topic of the training was the preparation of Artsakh gata. It is planned to distribute aid to 254 beneficiaries in Ashtarak.
Priest Paren Arakelyan participated in the distribution process and talked to the beneficiaries from Artsakh. He also answered to their questions.
The distribution of aid at the Saghmosavan Social Center was accompanied by dress-making courses for women of Artsakh. The women participating in the training emphasized that they are learning a new skill through the initiative, which they will need throughout their lives, they also emphasize the psychological impact of the training. They stressed that the participation of children in the center's courses is also important. And during the song and painting lessons, the children of Artsakh and the village sang and painted together.
There are 30 people in the shelter of Saghmosavan from Hadrut, Shushi, Berdzor (Lachin) cities of Artsakh. Beneficiaries praised the Church for providing shelter and catering.
The process of distributing food, sanitary-hygienic supplies and bedding for 104 people from Artsakh was carried out in the Diocese of Armavir of the Armenian Apostolic Church in the "St. Grigor Narekatsi" spiritual-cultural center of Karakert and "St. Nshan" social educational-cultural center of Gai. 48 people from Artsakh has taken refuge in Karakert, Lernagog, Dalarik communities of the region, and 56 in Gai, Lusagyugh and Araks communities.
33 people live in the camp of AAC Kotayk Diocese. 188 people, including 64 minors, in the 3rd building of the Olympic Village. They are from different regions of Artsakh, mainly from Kashatagh, Hadrut, Shushi, Berdzor. There is a kindergarten in the shelter, schoolchildren study in the schools of Tsakhkadzor. 486 people from Artsakh has found refuge in three hotels of Tsakhkadzor. ART staff participated in the distribution of humanitarian aid for all of them.
The project is implemented in cooperation with the ACT Alliance.