Don't Touch Unknown!

Beneficiaries Description: direct beneficiaries are 2,300 people among them 7-17 years old school children, indirect beneficiaries are 600 people (teachers, parents, other interested people) 

Project Areas:  Paravaqar, Aygepar, Movses, Chinari, Nerkin Karmiraghbyur, Aygedzor, Artsvaberd villages of Tavush Marz and Sotk, Areguni, Avazan, Arpunq, Kakhakn, Geghamasar, Akhpradzor, Maqenis, Kutakan, Tretuq villages of Gegharkunik marz

Project Goal: to raise awareness about the danger of landmines among school-age children and teenagers of Chinari, Movses, Aygepar, Nerkin Karmir Aghbyur, Paravakar, Aygedzor and Artsvaberd settlements of Tavush marz, as well as Sotk, Areguni, Avazan, Arpunk, Kakhakn, Geghamasar, Akhpradzor, Makenis, Kutakan, Tretuk settlements of Gegharkunik marz, and teach them risk reduction and safe lifestyle behavior, through staged puppetry and games. 

Project Objectives:

  • Preparation and implementation of staged puppetry plays in bordering communities of Tavush marz of Armenia.
  1. Play creation
  2. Musical arrangement
  3. Creation of puppets and decorations
  4. Initial play staging
    - Rehearsal around the table, then on a stage
    - Play premiere
  • Implementation of the staging in all targeted communities, followed by interactive activities to reinforce the educational material.
Project Type: Unsolicited
Start Date:October 5, 2022
End Date: December 30, 2022
Coordinator/Responsible Person:Gevorg Aboyan
Implementer:Armen Safaryan SP
Collaborating Organization:International Red Cross
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 4,649,000 USD: 9,488
Project Cost by Collaborating Organization:AMD: 1,216,000 USD: 2,482
Beneficiaries Number: 2,900