Fuller Center Happenings

FULLER CENTER HAPPENINGS

DEDICATION THAT KNOWS NO LIMIT, NO END. Jacqueline Melkonian Elchemmas leading the 9th Global Builders volunteer team from St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit Community

July 18, 2017

Jacqueline Melkonian Elchemmas, 9th year of leading volunteer teams to Armenia with 117 volunteer joined her team throughout these years — a real dedication that knows no limit, no end… It has become a good tradition for St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit community volunteers to join Fuller Center for Housing Armenia mission of … Continue reading DEDICATION THAT KNOWS NO LIMIT, NO END. Jacqueline Melkonian Elchemmas leading the 9th Global Builders volunteer team from St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit Community

“Development Potentials for Rural Tourism in Armenia” Round Table Discussion

July 12, 2017

On July 6th the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia and Heifer Project International Armenian Branch organized “Development Potentials for Rural Tourism in Armenia” roundtable in the framework of the USAID-funded Advanced Rural Development Initiative (ARDI). ARDI program stakeholders, producers, beneficiaries, partner and donor organizations, business representatives from different rural communities, representatives of State Committee of … Continue reading “Development Potentials for Rural Tourism in Armenia” Round Table Discussion

12TH YEAR OF LEADING VOLUNTEER TEAMS TO ARMENIA: Leo Manuelian’s Global Builders’ Volunteer Team in Armenia with a Humanitarian Mission

It was back in 2003, when Leo Manuelian, now a veteran volunteer team leader, has came to Armenia leading a Global Builders volunteer team to help an Armenian family in need of decent housing. Later his wife, Sona Manuelian, joined him as a co-leader. Since then Leo Manuelian has led 12 volunteer teams (out of … Continue reading 12TH YEAR OF LEADING VOLUNTEER TEAMS TO ARMENIA: Leo Manuelian’s Global Builders’ Volunteer Team in Armenia with a Humanitarian Mission

NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH MICROSOFT ARMENIA. Helping Build Homes for Families in Need of Decent Housing

June 28, 2017

The Fuller Center for Housing Armenia started a new and a productive partnership with Microsoft Armenia by helping an Armenian family in need of decent housing to complete the construction of their home by volunteering their labor for a full day of various construction activities. On June 19, the enthusiastic team of seven Microsoft Armenia … Continue reading NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH MICROSOFT ARMENIA. Helping Build Homes for Families in Need of Decent Housing

AUA Ladies Build! American University of Armenia (AUA) Volunteer Students Help Build a Decent Home for a Family in Need

June 23, 2017

On June 22, volunteer young students from American University of Armenia (AUA) Volunteers’ League student organization joined the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia (FCHA) to help build a decent home for a family in need of decent housing. All of the volunteers were young ladies and it was pleasant to recognize that they joined FCHA … Continue reading AUA Ladies Build! American University of Armenia (AUA) Volunteer Students Help Build a Decent Home for a Family in Need

VivaCell-MTS&FCHA Partnership.The Construction Works of the Current Year Have Been Launched

June 6, 2017

The long-term partnership between VivaCell-MTS and “Fuller Center for Housing” Armenia continues. The housing project implemented in various regions of Armenia is not limited to financial assistance or organizational works. Volunteering is also an important part of this project which translates a message to the society to deny indifference. VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikyan, staff … Continue reading VivaCell-MTS&FCHA Partnership.The Construction Works of the Current Year Have Been Launched

A Multinational Volunteer Group from UWC Dilijan College Helping Build a Home for a Family in Need with Fuller Center for Housing Armenia

June 1, 2017

It has already become a tradition for UWC Dilijan college students to join Fuller Center for Housing Armenia and construct homes for families in need of decent housing.  It is already the third successive year  the college students join and work shoulder to shoulder to help families live a deserving life.   During the period of … Continue reading A Multinational Volunteer Group from UWC Dilijan College Helping Build a Home for a Family in Need with Fuller Center for Housing Armenia

VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Share the Happiness of the Families Supported through the housing project

December 16, 2016

In the frames of the housing project, 42 Armenian families started the construction of their half-built houses in the spring of 2016, and now, when the harvest time has come, together with the partnering organizations, they celebrate the long-awaited housewarming. The Sukiasyans from Stepanavan town, Lori region, are one of many families that have received … Continue reading VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Share the Happiness of the Families Supported through the housing project

To Armenia with love

Frederick resident Carey White, joined by his father, Rick White, of Texas, and Stewart Essey, of North Carolina, both formerly of Frederick, recently served the Asatyran family in Armenia. They traveled to the Dvin village in the Aravat region in late October to build, play and break bread with local residents for a little over … Continue reading To Armenia with love

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Core Value of the Company. KPMG Armenia Helping Build a Home with and for a Family in Need of Decent Housing

It is already the 7th year KPMG Armenia is joining Fuller Center for Housing Armenia in its mission of helping the Armenian families who do not have the blessing of a decent home. With its financial support and volunteering activity KPMG Armenia demonstrates its high sense of corporate social responsibility towards the communities in which … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility as a Core Value of the Company. KPMG Armenia Helping Build a Home with and for a Family in Need of Decent Housing

The Long Cherished Dream of a Decent Home Now a Reality! Knights and Daughters of Vartan visited the Taroyans

October 12, 2016

This year the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia was honored to host honorable members from longtime and loyal partners, the Knights and Daughters of Vartan from the U.S..  Avak Sbarabed, Mr. Steven Kradjian and Avak Dirouhie, Mrs. Sona Manuelian and members from Knights and Daughters of Vartan paid visit to families supported through the generous … Continue reading The Long Cherished Dream of a Decent Home Now a Reality! Knights and Daughters of Vartan visited the Taroyans

The U.S. Embassy Armenia and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Build a Home in Ararat Region

Volunteers from the United States Embassy in Armenia joined the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia (FCHA) to build a home for the Aloyan family from Sisavan Village in the Ararat Region. The partnership between the U.S. Embassy and the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia started in 2008. Every year, the U.S. Embassy’s “Helping Hands” volunteer … Continue reading The U.S. Embassy Armenia and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Build a Home in Ararat Region

10th Year of Partnership. Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan Builds a Home with Fuller Center for Housing Armenia

September 15, 2016

It is already the 10th year that Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan joins forces with Fuller Center for Housing Armenia team with the highest sense of corporate social responsibility and gives a hand up to a family in need of decent housing by helping build their dream home. On 20 August, 2016 Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan … Continue reading 10th Year of Partnership. Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan Builds a Home with Fuller Center for Housing Armenia

12 Families are Moving to a Decent Home from Metal Containers.Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Vanadzor, Armenia.

July 25, 2016

The construction of the multi apartment building for the 12 families currently living in metal containers in Vanadzor city, Taron 3rd district, is already completed. The Millard Fuller Legacy Build  honoring the legacy of Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing, launched a week ago with more than … Continue reading 12 Families are Moving to a Decent Home from Metal Containers.Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Vanadzor, Armenia.

Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Vanadzor, Armenia. Decent Homes for 12 Families Currently Living in Metal Containers

On July 19, 2016, the weeklong Millard Fuller Legacy Build was launched in the City of Vanadzor (Taron 3rd district, Lori Region) to honor the memory of Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing, Inc. The purpose of this annual, internationally-recognized week of building is to bring attention … Continue reading Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Vanadzor, Armenia. Decent Homes for 12 Families Currently Living in Metal Containers

500th Milestone Home and the 20th Home Being Sponsored by St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit Community.

June 28, 2016

It was back in 2008 when Fuller Center for Housing Armenia was registered and now the 500th milestone home is celebrated. It means that 500 Armenian families were supported through decent housing; families who had been living in metal containers, basements, half-built houses or other temporary shelters, now live in their decent homes…  This success … Continue reading 500th Milestone Home and the 20th Home Being Sponsored by St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit Community.

International Committee of the Red Cross & Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Partnership. 113 Families Assisted in 7 Years

June 16, 2016

Since 2010, the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia and the International Committee of the Red Cross have been partnering under a cooperation agreement to help families of the missing rehabilitate their homes. Since the beginning of 2015, in the frames of the same agreement, the partners started assisting also the victims of mine /ERW (explosive … Continue reading International Committee of the Red Cross & Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Partnership. 113 Families Assisted in 7 Years

Volunteers from UWC Dillijan College Join Forces with Fuller Center for Housing Armenia to Build Homes for Families Living in Metal Containers. 2nd Year of Partnership

June 3, 2016

  It’s already the second year UWC Dillijan College students from different parts of the world join Fuller Center for Housing Armenia to help build a home with and for a family in need of decent housing. This year volunteers from Sudan, Serbia, Argentina, Germany, Mexico, Portugal, Spain and USA joined to help build a … Continue reading Volunteers from UWC Dillijan College Join Forces with Fuller Center for Housing Armenia to Build Homes for Families Living in Metal Containers. 2nd Year of Partnership

2016 Housing Project Implemented by VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Launched. 41 Families to be Assisted

May 30, 2016

It has become a nice tradition to work with the major housing donor of Fuller Center for Housing Armenia, VivaCell-MTS, the leading telecommunications operator in Armenia. It’s already the fifth year VivaCell-MTS makes a secure social investment in the protection and development of Armenian communities becoming part of the mission of eliminating poverty housing in … Continue reading 2016 Housing Project Implemented by VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Launched. 41 Families to be Assisted