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Improved living conditions

9 October 2013

A new playground and a dry food processing plantwere officially opened in the village of Nizami in Ararat marz on 25 September.
Community reforms have beencarried out within the framework of the EU-funded “Rural Income Generation” project, which is aimedatreducing poverty by using advanced agricultural techniques.
Within the framework of the project and by integrating new donors into the project, a playground was built for the Nazimi primary school to create leisure opportunities for children, as well asa dry food processing plant which will help to increase the family income of Nazimi residents.
The dry food processing plantwill enable farmers to harvest in different ways. ‘Operatingthedry food processing plant is not about creating jobs. The primary goal is to cultivate more crops. Correct use and reprocessing of crops will increase production and quality, andit will be possible to sell processed products at a higher price, thus helping vulnerable families to increase their income,’ said Irina Saghoyan, Save the Children Armenia Country Director.

Since December 2011 the “Rural Income Generation” project has been implemented in the four most vulnerable communities in Ararat marz (Khachapar, Hayanist, Sis and Nizami). The total budget for the project was €200,000, of which €150,000 was provided by the European Union.

Improved living conditions

A new playground and a dry food processing plantwere officially opened in the village of Nizami in Ararat marz on 25 September. Community reforms have beencarried out within the framework of the EU-funded “Rural Income Generation” project, which is aimedatreducing poverty by using advanced agricultural techniques. Within the framework of the project and by integrating new donors into the project, a playground was built for the Nazimi primary school to create leisure opportunities for children, as well asa dry food processing plant which will help to increase the family income of Nazimi residents. The dry food processing plantwill enable farmers to harvest in different ways. ‘Operatingthedry food processing plant is not about creating jobs. The primary goal is to cultivate more crops. Correct use and reprocessing of crops will increase production and quality, andit will be possible to sell processed products at a higher price, thus helping vulnerable families to increase their income,’ said Irina Saghoyan, Save the Children Armenia Country Director. Since December 2011 the “Rural Income Generation” project has been implemented in the four most vulnerable communities in Ararat marz (Khachapar, Hayanist, Sis and Nizami). The total budget for the project was €200,000, of which €150,000 was provided by the European Union.