Hayastan All-Armenian Fund
Governmental Buiding 3, Yerevan, RA
Contact: Lusine Mnatsakanyan
Tel: 3741 56 0106
Fax: 3741 52 15 05
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.himnadram. org
The Nork Children’s Home Has a New Roof
Yerevan, May 2, 2007 – The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund completed the
reconstruction of the roof of the Yerevan Children’s Home. The renovation of
the 1191 sq. m roof was sponsored by the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund
Australia affiliate with a 13 million AMD donation.
The roof was last renovated in 1984; the sheds were fairly damaged. Today,
both buildings of the Yerevan Children’s Home have fire resistant roofs and
In January 2006, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund installed central gas
heating in the Children’s Home. The project was sponsored by the Hayastan
Fund US East Coast affiliate, on funds donated by Hagop Giritlian.
the principal of institute, Lena Karapetyan says, `There are 41 newborns and
35 children under the age of 5 living at the Children’s Home. Not doubt,
heated rooms are essential for them. So far, we depended on electric
heaters, which was costly and inefficient. Now the whole building is well
heated. The renovation of the roof was another priority for us to deal with’
Thanks to this initiative the Yerevan Children’s Home is now a warmer place
for children to live in.