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16 November, 2015

On 13-14 November Shen has organised a seminar on advanced agricultural technologies and tools for its lead farmers and cooperative members, totally 27 people from Vardenis, Vayots Dzor, Chambarak, Tavush and Sisian regions. This event were organised within the scope of several projects financed by Brot fur die Welt (Germany), HEKS/EPER (Switzerland) and Yalkezian Foundation (Canada) international development organisations.

The seminar took place in Shen office where two companies, Spetsmash and Im Aygi, offering agricultural machinery and tools presented their products. The participants asked various questions on technical parameters and terms of sale. Then they visited Nairi Fruit agriproduce processing company where they got acquainted with both solar and gas dryers. The next day the seminar participants visited Hrashk Aygi, the leading agricultural machinery/tools and input supply store. The store managers presented their products and answered the questions of visitors. Our beneficiary farmers visited also another input supply store, Natalie Agro in Yerevan. In both stores farmers bought some pesticides for their orchards.

This event was highly valued by the participants who expressed their appreciation during certification ceremony in Shen Office.

The community center of Torfavan works actively, even if the renovation is not completed yet  Computer center in Noyemberyan has a 1000 visitors monthly.  With the help of USAID, CHF, Orange-Armenia organizations school's gym was repaired and furnished in Keti village.  Dental problems are solved in Areguni, Gegharkunik region  In 2010-2011, 30000 oak trees will be donated to the communities  Thanks to the irrigation, the villagers of Ayrum can cultivate vineyards  Friendly football match between Orange and Shen/Marmachene teams  Community center of New Yedesia was founded jointly by USAID, Orange-Armenia, Shen and community members.  During the last three years the number of children of Aragats kindergarten grew from 20 to 84

Call for Support

Updated on 16 November, 2015

Project Location Requested sum in Euros Expected outcome Status
Introduction of fruit drying technologies Aragatsotn, Armavir and Tavush marzes 85.000 The incomes of farmers in 4 communities inceased by 30% Finance needed
Development of organic food processing in Armenia Aragatsotn and Armavir marzes 85,000 Organic farmers will have better access to markets Finance needed
Pilot Project: Promotion of 6 Agricultural Cooperatives Tavush, Syunik and Aragatsotn marzes 240,000 Over 680 households in 6 villages substantially improve their livelihoods Finance needed
Establishment of Training Center for Organic Agriculture Akunq, Kotayk marz 30,000 Armenian farmers will get knowledge on organic cultivation methods First phase (10,000) is financed by Rhone Alpes (France)
Renovation of the kindergarten, providing furniture (for 40 children) Meghri, Syunik marz 25,000 Young women have oportunity to work, children are well taken care and gain appropriate social skills Finance needed
Community Center renovation Arapi of Shirak marz 9,500 The community will have place for gatherings and better integration opportunities Finance needed
Summer camp for children from poor families of Shirak marz. v.Yeghnajur, Shirak marz 5,000 annually 250 children will spend their holidays in healthy environment per year free of charge. Finance needed for 2016

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