The Diruhi Matevosian Library at the Intra Mental Health Center [Yerevan, Armenia]
The first mental health support and rehabilitation services for children and adults opened its library doors housing over 800 books dedicated to the subjects of mental health and psychology. Books for the library were bestowed by her family, friends as well as her colleagues at Family Continuity Inc. in the hope that her mission will be continued in Armenia for years to come. The library was opened in September of 2012.
The ARI Literature Foundation: 'Let's Read!' Initiative [Yerevan, Armenia]
The ‘Let’s Read!’ Club («ԱՐԻ կարդանք» ակումբ) is a reading promotion initiative by ARI Literature Foundation aimed at cultivating reading habits from an early age, making reading an attractive tool for gaining knowledge, and at the same time a pastime competitive with other entertainment options of the digital era. The ‘Let’s Read!’ Club activities will be ultimately targeted at strengthening reading, creative writing, critical thinking and public speaking skills of the elementary and middle school students, will host guests and visits to bookstores, libraries, museums and theatres. Find out more here.
The Beetle School: Development and training for
preschool children and their parents
A joint project of the EOS Center for Psychology Development and the Hovhannes Toumanian Museum, the EOS Center for Psychological Development was founded in 2011 as an initiative directed towards the development of different branches of psychology in Armenia. The Center’s main focus relates to psycho-social development and education of preschool age children as well as parenting.