British-Armenian Community Donates School Supplies to Schoolchildren in Ishkhanasar
Posted on August 15, 2017
On August 11, close to the new academic year, the 28 students of Ishkhanasar School, a village in Armenia’s Syunik Region, received school consumables including rucksacks and various stationery items as gifts from the British-Armenian community. The presenting of the gifts coincided with the Navasard holiday, the old Armenian calendar and equivalent to the New Year’s Day.
The packages were delivered to the students by the Hayastan All-Armenian Executive board employees. The project was funded by the Fund's British affiliate. In the past decadde, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s British affiliate has donated packages of school consumables and stationery to students in Armenia’s Shirak, Lori, Tavush, Vayots Dzor, Syunik and Aragatsotn regions.
Ishkhanasar village is located in Syunik Region. The village is inhabited by Armenians, who used to live in Azerbaijan since 1988. Ishkhanasar has 250 residents today. The villagers are mainly engaged in farming.
After distributing schoolbags to schoolchildren in Ishkhanasar and Harjis villages, 14 bags were left and they were distributed to preschool-aged children of the same two villages.