Project: Kanakeravan Art School, Multipurpose Room (In Progress)
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Project Name Kanakeravan Art School, Multipurpose Room
Short Description
The Kanakeravan Art School is located in a village approximately 30 minutes outside of Yerevan and provides art & music classes to more than 125 children annually. The School has a multipurpose room that serves as a recital hall, exhibit space and dance class room that is need of a cosmetic renovation including new flooring, paint and lighting.
Full Description The Kanakeravan Art School is located in the village of Kanakeravan just outside of Yerevan and serves both this village and a neighboring village. The School provides afterschool program in several of the fine arts including music, dance, pottery, painting and needle work to more than 125 children annually. The School has a committed staff and principal that ensure that their personal passion for the arts is upheld and taught to these children. The School receives support from the local government for administrative expenses and the students pay a modest monthly fee. This support and fees are not enough to allow the School to renovate this room nor the adjoining changing room.
Need Armenia's villages and its children suffer from lack of facilities for children. The promotion of a child's education and preservation of our rich culture depend on quality educational institutions. The Kanakeravan Fine Arts School can meet these needs with a modest amount of support.
Category Education - Cultural
Start Date Open
End Date 1 month for construction.
Region Yerevan
City/Village  Kanakeravan and neighboring village
Partner/s  Kanakeravan Fine Arts School
Sponsor/s Open to the public
Project Budget $9,925
Amount Needed $0
Short Term Impact

The cosmetic reconstruction of this room and the adjoining changing room will employ a contractor and support the local economy through the purchase of necessary building materials.

Long Term Impact 125 children, their families and the village of Karakeravan at large will benefit from a modern, multipurpose room to use while attending the afterschool programs at the Karakeravan Fine Arts School, and during subsequent art exhibits, recitals and small concerts.

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The Paros Foundation,
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Thank you to the following sponsors for their support of this project:

Knights of Vartan Daron Lodge (CA-USA)

Knights of Vartan Daron Lodge (CA-USA)

This project needs $0 to be fully implemented.

Sponsor Benefits
Your donation to remodel the Kanakeravan Art School Multipurpose Room will be recognized with a plaque in the Multipurpose Room and your name listed as a sponsor on the Paros Foundation website and in appropriate press related to this important project. The Paros Foundation will happily arrange a visit to the Kanaderavan Art School when you are in Armenia.

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