Community Impact

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New Ties of Innovation Forged Between Impact Hub Yerevan and AUA

YEREVAN, Armenia – In 2016 the American University of Armenia (AUA) and Impact Hub Yerevan joined forces in establishing a fellowship program, designed to support AUA graduate students interested in developing projects, which aim to tackle social...
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AUA TRDP Supported Businesses Took Part in International Event: Armenia Regional Industrial Expo 2016

On September 16-18, 2016 six successful rural businesses supported by the American University of Armenia’s Turpanjian Rural Development Program (AUA TRDP) participated in an annual event known as Armenia EXPO 2016, which took place in Yerevan, Armenia....
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Meghrigian Institute Starts the Annual Eye Screening Program Among Socially Disadvantaged Children

In April 2016, Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) of the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health launched its annual eye screening program among socially vulnerable children.
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A TRDP-Supported Business Opens in Berdashen, a Small Village at Armenia’s Borders with Turkey and Georgia

Yet another American University of Armenia Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP) beneficiary, Slavik Chapanyan, marked the opening of his TRDP-supported business.
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Meghrigian Institute Brings Eye Screenings and Other Forms of Medical Assistance to Artsakh

In a continuing effort to reduce the incidence of avoidable blindness and visual impairment among the socio-economically disadvantaged populations of various regions of Armenia and Artsakh, the Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (the...
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Meghrigian Institute in Gavar Children’s Home to Celebrate World Sight Day 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia – On October 8, 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) celebrated World Sight Day (WSD) by organizing free eye screenings for the children living...
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Meghrigian Institute Conducts Eye Screenings for World War II Veterans

YEREVAN, Armenia - In May 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) launched an eye screening program for World War II veterans living in Yerevan as a dedication to...
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TRDP Beneficiary Organizes Tree Planting to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

BAZUM VILLAGE, Armenia - On April 12, 2015, Kamo Hambaryan, a beneficiary of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP) organized a tree planting ceremony next to his business in Bazum Village to commemorate...
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Turpanjian Rural Development Program Supports Opening of Two More Businesses in Javakhk

JAVAKHK, Georgia - Over the course of the past two months, with the support of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Turpanjian Rural Development Program (TRDP), two businesses were opened in the Javakhk region of the Republic of Georgia.
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