youth for christ

Armenia

Because of you

Youth for Christ Armenia has been working with youth in Armenia since 2009.

OUR VISION

As part of the body of Christ, to see that every young person in every people group in Armenia has the opportunity to make an informed decision to be a follower of Jesus Christ and become a part of a local church.

WHY WE ARE IMPORTANT

The goal of our activities is the salvation of young people

  • A helping hand for local churches
  • Working with young people in the area can be a positive influence in their lives, present and future

WHY TRUST US

  • ministries done by Christians
  • non-denominational
  • legal activity
  • Christian values
  • collaboration and international experience
  • National Board that supervises and guides the ministry
  • trained and experienced employees and volunteers
  • on-going training opportunities
  • monitoring and evaluating
  • part of the Youth For Christ International family which ministers in over 120 countries

MAIN PROJECT

Children at risk ministry

“Children at Risk” ministry is a long term, life investment, life changing and regular care for school age children, ages 7-15, who are at risk. Day centers are for children and teenagers in order to provide the much needed rest, nutrition, recreation, social and Christian/moral Education for them. To provide for them a productive and wonderful future through daily work of Day Care Centers, summer

camps, sports, clubs, discipleship, family and parenting services.

Who are the at risk children:

  • there are 23,000 poor children in Armenia
  • children of divorced parents
  • children of emigrated parents
  • orphans

The Day Center takes care of the folowing needs:

  1. Physical
  2. Mental
  3. Spiritual
  4. Psychological
  5. Emotional

A Day Care Center model:

  • 25 school age children
  • 6 volunteers
  • 3 key persons: a teacher, a social worker and an administrator
  • 2-5 meetings per week
  • 2-4 hours per meeting

Current statistics: 2017

  • Day centers- 16
  • Graduated projects – 3
  • Churches – 16
  • Partner NGOs – 8
  • Regions of Armenia -7
  • Volunteers – 170
  • Children – 400
  • Families – 240

The cost per child in a Day Care Center is:

  • 1 child / day – $ 2.3
  • 1 child / month – $ 28
  • 1 child / year – $ 250

JOIN US

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” -Matthew 25.40