Articles

  • Tsoleen Sarian's Inspiring Repatriation Journey
    Repat Story
    05.12.2023
    In the fall of 2021, Tsoleen Sarian embarked on a journey that many would consider a bold move—a one-way flight from Boston to Yerevan, Armenia.
  • Empowering Artsakh Armenians through Remote Jobs
    Thoughts
    28.11.2023
    After a devastating nine-month blockade, Azerbaijan launched a full-scale on the peaceful population of Artsakh, leading to their forced displacement. More than 100,000 refugees sought shelter in Armenia, facing an uncertain future.
  • Dr. Lucy Karahagopian's Journey Enriching Armenian Healthcare
    Repat Story
    24.11.2023
    Armenia's healthcare system has radically transformed since its independence in 1991. One healthcare practitioner who has played a pivotal role in this evolution is Dr. Lucy Karahagopian, an MD specializing in dermatology, cosmetology, and trichology. Her journey from the Armenian diaspora to her homeland exemplifies the potential of repatriation to shape Armenia's healthcare landscape.
  • Strengthening Armenia's Defenses: Getting Involved with VOMA and Azatazen
    Tips
    13.11.2023
    In the wake of the 2020 war, Armenia saw the emergence of private military volunteer units dedicated to bolstering the nation's defenses and empowering its people. Two prominent organizations at the forefront of this movement are VOMA and Azatazen.
  • Tatevik’s Inspiring Journey Back to Armenia
    Repat Story
    26.10.2023
    In a world that constantly experiences migrations and relocations, Tatevik Gevorgyan's remarkable journey showcases the profound bond between an individual and their roots. Born and raised in Armenia, Tatevik's journey has taken her through various twists and turns, ultimately leading her back to the place she calls home.
  • Finding Hope in the Homeland: Repatriating to Armenia in Uncertain Times
    Thoughts
    20.10.2023
    In a world marked by unprecedented uncertainty, Armenia stands at a crossroads. The recent ethnic cleansing of Artsakh has shaken the nation, and the ongoing challenges facing Armenia add to the uncertainty. Yet, amid these trying times, a question emerges: Why should one consider repatriating to Armenia in the face of such uncertainty? To shed light on this matter, we turn to the insights of two individuals with a lot to say on the matter— Vartan Marashlyan, Repat Armenia Foundation’s Director, and Sevan Kabakian, Birthright Armenia’s Country Director.
  • Araz and Rupen: Embracing Challenges with Love, Service, and Resilience
    Repat Story
    29.09.2023
    In a world often defined by chaos and uncertainty, the stories of those who dedicate their lives to creating positive change shine like beacons of hope. Enter Araz Chiloyan Janbazian and Rupen Janbazian, a couple whose commitment to service, resilience in the face of adversity, and shared love have woven a narrative that inspires.
  • How You Can Be Helpful Today for Artsakh and Armenia
    Tips
    22.09.2023
    In this review, we will share with you the most active NGOs that are currently mobilizing resources to support our compatriots from Artsakh. It is nice to see that the majority of them were initiated by representatives of our Diaspora, repatriates and expats.
  • Discover Armenia: A Haven for Digital Nomads
    Digital Nomad
    18.09.2023
    Are you a digital nomad seeking an inspiring destination to set up your remote workspace? Look no further than Armenia, a hidden gem in the heart of the South Caucasus region. With its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture, Armenia offers an exceptional experience for those who are here or are considering the move. Let's explore why Armenia is an ideal destination for digital nomads seeking a fulfilling and enriching lifestyle.
  • Embracing Learning and Adventure: A Day in the Life of a Kid in Armenia
    Tips
    04.09.2023
    Armenia, a country rich in history and culture, offers families and children a vibrant and fulfilling life. For those considering repatriation, it's essential to understand the experiences that await your children in their new homeland. So, let's take a journey through a typical day in the life of a kid in Armenia, from the excitement of learning to the wonders of outdoor exploration.
  • oqni: Empowering Amputees and Redefining Possibilities
    Impact Maker
    21.08.2023
    In a world filled with challenges, some individuals and organizations rise above adversity to make a lasting impact. One such organization is oqni, a dynamic Armenian-based NGO that has emerged as a beacon of hope for the amputee community.
  • A man who found his way home
    Repat Story
    14.08.2023
    I will tell you a story that started back in the 19th century. My great-great-grandfather, Agop, was born in 1859 in the Ottoman Empire, in Constantinople. In the early twentieth century, he fled the Armenian Genocide and found refuge on the other side of the Black Sea in what is now Krasnodar Krai. The next three generations built their lives far away from Armenia, but they always kept the memory of their roots and passed this knowledge on to the young.
  • Taking Time for Self-Care in Armenia
    Tips
    10.08.2023
    In recent years, Armenia, a land of rich cultural heritage and resilient people, has seen a shift in attitudes towards self-care and personal development. While the traditional mindset viewed self-reflection as a private matter, the country is now embracing the importance of nurturing one's well-being.
  • There are no job opportunities in Armenia
    Thoughts
    09.08.2023
    There are no job opportunities in Armenia. This is, perhaps, the first and most important fear that arises among our compatriots thinking of moving to Armenia. Admittedly, this is the factor that leaves the idea of repatriation as an idea.
  • The First Repatriation and Integration Center Opens in Yerevan
    News
    04.08.2023
    Armenia's First Repatriation and Integration Center, a joint initiative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, the H. Hovnanian Family Foundation, and Repat Armenia, stands as a beacon of hope for repatriates seeking to reconnect with their ancestral homeland.
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