AAAS has been active in Armenia since 1988. The purpose of its actions at the time was mainly humanitarian.
Once the emergency period passed, AAAS realised that its action could not be limited to short-term charitable work.
The organization, therefore, decided to create a permanent structure in Armenia, dedicated to the sustainable development of the country. In 2004, a foundation was registered under Armenian law.
The Armenian Fund for Sustainable Development’s (AF4SD) mission is to assess and implement projects as per the action plan of the AAAS and its partners and development programs established by European and International institutions.
Since its creation the AF4SD has implemented more than 325 development projects with international, European and local partners: European Union, World Bank, UN agencies, OFII (Office Français de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration), BAMF (German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees), UEFA Foundation for children, Saint Sarkis Charity Trust, Région Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, the City of Montmorency, FAR (Found for Armenian Relief), Veolia Foundation, Fondation des amis de l’atelier, British Embassy, Czech Embassy, Polish Embassy, German Embassy and others.
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