Save the Children has been operating in Armenia since 1993. Save the Children's efforts aim to build a society in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Strengthening state institutions and mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of child's rights; advocating for reforms to prevent, identify and address child rights and protection concerns; and increasing awareness and capacity children and civil society actors to push realization of children's rights and their participation in decision making processes.
More than 3 Million
people live there
Girls only stay in school an average of 12 years
15 out of 1000 children die
before their 5th birthday
A parent earns an average
of just $10 a day
In the past two decades Save the Children has delivered more than $50 million in relief and development programs to the most vulnerable children and their families. The vital health, education and social initiatives have helped improve basic conditions of the poorest populations through community-based projects and capacity building of local partners and institutions. Save the Children actively collaborated with central and local government bodies, international and national non-governmental organizations and agencies to protect children's rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Our Work in
Last Year, Save the Children...
children in times of crisis
provided 61 children
with a healthy start in life
helped 571 families
feed their children
Unless otherwise noted, facts and statistics have been sourced from Save the Children’s 2015 State of the World’s Mothers report.
You can access detailed data here.
Other sources as follows: Population and Life Expectancy: CIA World Factbook 2015; Human Development Rank: United Nations Development Programe 2015; Underweight Children: World Health Organization Report 2015