What is AVO?
Armenia Village Operation (AVO) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization registered in United States of America, as well as registered as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in The Republic of Armenia. AVO's ultimate mission is to serve the livelihood of the civil society in the most volunerable rural areas of the country.

We fulfill our mission through: community development, income and employment generation, group micro lending, all of which leads to poverty reduction and sustainability.

AVO promotes youth and women development through; training, capacity building, advocacy and democracy governance, all of which leads to prevention of; crime, discrimination and youth migration.

What does AVO offer?
We offer a vast knowledge of combined expertise to develop a strategic plan for each community and promote income and employment generation.  Self sustainability, prevent youth migration are the driving force for AVO.  Our projects will be handled with utmost professionalism, high standard performance, transparency, integrity and principals to serve the best interest of PEOPLE.

We work diligently with the community members and the leaders to establish community action groups to form a partnership and implement projects, COMMUNITY BUILDS COMMUNITY.

Where does AVO work?
We will concentrate and work ONLY in the most vulnerable areas of the country. Upon completion of a needs assessment, various discussions with the community leaders, a project partnership will be formed to commence a project development.
Community leaders will form a Community Action Groups (CAG) to initiate, develop and implement the project. To review project locations, click here.

What is AVO's present plan?
We will continue to build a consortium of an effective, professional and a technical pool of the most knowledgeable local and international partners to pursue projects throughout the country.
To view our current project, click on projects.

What is AVO's strategic plan?
A strategic plan is currently being developed to outline future projects for the next two years. We will foresee to build upon our projects as we progress. We anticipate to complete at least 2 projects in each region by the end of 2007.


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Mission Statement

To contribute to the livelihood of civil society in the most vulnerable areas in Armenia .

We will do this through community participation.



Vision Statement

Put an end to extreme poverty in rural Armenia


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