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Armine M. lives in Yerevan with her retired parents, brother and sister. Armine was a presenter on radio and TV, where she organized programs about a children's home named “Zatik” (“Ladybird”) in order to attract sponsors for it. After that, she, together with her brother, founded “Hope and Law” Christian Public Organization of Right Defence. Under this organization Armine has a publishing house, “Children’s world”, and all her employees are young people who have left the children’s home once they had grown up. They publish “My and your planet”, which is a colored children’s monthly newspaper, with a circulation of 4,000 copies in 3 languages: Armenian, English and Russian.

In May, 2009, after a street accident, Armine broke her leg. She can't walk, so she uses a wheelchair to do her duties, in order to realize a big number of programs for the children’s home and for children's education at Armenian University and Institutes when they have grown up.

Armine needs 600.000 AMD to publish books for children, which are translated by herself into Armenian and Russian from English. In the future, Armine hopes to engage a lot of people and organizations in her programs and establish connections with children's homes in other countries.

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About “Nor Horizon”

“Nor Horizon” UCO LLC is committed to promoting poverty alleviation in Armenia by providing high-quality financial and other business development services to enterprising individuals in under-served rural and urban markets who have a strong will to establish and develop their own small-scale businesses. Originally created as the Armenian micro credit program of Oxfam (Great Britain) in late 1995, “Nor Horizon” LLC has been licensed under supervision of the Central Bank of Armenia since early 2006.

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About Armenia

  • $6,300
    Average annual income
  • 111
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    Armenia Loans Fundraising
  • $16,727,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 387.3
    Armenia Drams (AMD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Armine to publish books for children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011