Articles

  • Mary Asatryan: A Voice for Artsakh's Displaced and Vulnerable
    Repats for Artsakh
    08.02.2024
    Amidst the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Artsakh, a remarkable individual, Mary Asatryan, emerges as a symbol of unwavering dedication and love for her homeland. Since our last interview in February 2023, the situation in Artsakh has taken a tragic turn, with Azerbaijan launching a full-scale attack leading to the ethnic cleansing of the Armenian population.
  • Anahide’s Journey: Building a Future for Family and Country
    Repat Story
    29.01.2024
    In July 2022, Anahide Pilibossian and her husband acted on their resolution to make Armenia their family’s home, leaving behind their lives and thriving careers in the UK. This decision was driven by a desire to provide a warm and family-oriented environment for their children, have a simpler life than what they had in London, and bring their professional skill sets to Armenia.
  • The Artsakh Diary of Zhenya Yengibaryan: Part 2
    Repats for Artsakh
    26.01.2024
    Zhenya found her life in Armenia with her roots in Artsakh. “The whole Armenia is my homeland, and Artsakh is its heart,” she once wrote.
  • The Essence of Armenian Hospitality: A Cultural Gem Beyond Yerevan
    Thoughts
    17.01.2024
    In this land, hospitality is not just a service; it's a way of life where every visitor becomes a part of an extended, warm-hearted family.
  • Embrace Every Stone: The Artsakh Diary of Zhenya Yengibaryan
    Repats for Artsakh
    09.01.2024
    I was born in Moscow and grew up outside the Armenian community. My father passed away very early when I was very young, my grandfather died long before I was born, and my mother was not Armenian, she was from a family of Polish descendants.
  • Hagop Ipdjian: Dedication and Resilience for Artsakh and its People
    Repats for Artsakh
    08.01.2024
    As the Armenian nation grapples with one of the most harrowing humanitarian crises in its recent history, the story of Hagop Ipdjian stands as a testament to the unwavering commitment of individuals to make a difference.
  • Gregory’s Path to Repatriation and the Challenges Faced in Kalavan
    Repat Story
    18.12.2023
    Gregory Diehl, a business and personal development author, embarked on a journey that led him to the remote village of Kalavan in Armenia. His story is a testament to the power of heritage, personal development, adjusting to the realities of rural Armenia, and the pursuit of a unique way of life.
  • Uniting for Artsakh: Repat Armenia's Panel Sheds Light on Humanitarian Efforts
    News
    12.12.2023
    On November 30, 2023, Repat Armenia hosted the latest installment of its ‘Meet & Greet’ series, aimed to introduce the Diaspora and repatriate-led NGOs actively supporting the displaced compatriots from Artsakh.
  • 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.
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