Posts Tagged ‘Spitak earthquake’


Hi, because I promised to update you on anything that goes on in the lives of young Armenians, I’ve decided to write about the 11th Telethon of the Armenia Fund, that is taking place right now. Armenians from all over the world are watching the Telethon and making their donations, which will go to building the infrastructures in Nagorno-Karabakh.

I am watching the Telethon on the National Armenian Channel (H1) that right now is featuring a reporting on the young Armenians from Spitak, Gyumri and Vanadzor, who were born in 1988, when the devastating Earthuqake happened. “This folks do not remember the earthquake itself, but the do remember living in temporary houses and not having decent living conditions…” This is what the reporting is saying. That’s so true and so sad. It will take generations to get over it.

I’ts 12:20 in Yerevan, more then $ 9 million has been donated so far. I am so hoping this funds will be directed to improving the living of those who suffered so much..


Read Full Post »