March 19 2004
YERKIR TO HELP RESETTLE 80 FAMILIES IN KARABAGH
YEREVAN, MARCH 19, ARMENPRESS: Yerkir (Country) non-governmental
organization said today it has secured $400,000 in written pledges
from donors to organize resettlement of 80 Armenian families in
The organization’s declared goals are to promote resettlement of
Armenian families in Armenian frontier regions and in Karabagh and to
defend their rights, apart from maintenance of Armenian cultural and
architectural monuments in these regions. Proceeds for implementation
of these projects are raised mainly by Diaspora organizations.
Last year the organization carried out $200,000 worth projects
having resettled also two Armenian families in Karabagh.