Spiritual Education and Experiences for Children 2018

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are around 60-80 schoolchildren aged 10-15 from four remote villages of Syunik and Lori Marzes. Indirect beneficiaries are families of these children, other school students and school administration. 

Project Areas: Aghitu and Noravan villages /Syunik region/ and Arevatsag and Ardvi villages /Lori region/   

Project Goal: to enrich and foster the religious and spiritual lives of around 60-80 children from four remote villages from Lori and Syunik marzes. 

Project Objectives: 

  • To give 60-80 children/adults an opportunity to foster their spiritual and religious heritage identified through SEEC project through conducting interactive spiritual discussions and bible studies. 
  • To enable children to experience spirituality through immediate participation in prayers, celebration of Christian rituals/holidays and participation in other spiritual uplift activities like pilgrimages.  
Project Type:Self-developed
Start Date:February 1, 2018
End Date:July 31, 2018
Coordinator/Responsible Person:Zara Janibekyan
Implementer:JMF and two priests from Gegharquniats and Syunyats Dioceses of the Armenian Apostolic Church
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 951,000 USD: 1,961
Project Cost by Implementer:In-kind
Beneficiaries Number:120