Jinishian Jottings Fall 2013

Armenian farmer shows grape harvest from Jinishian micro-loan.

Facing Mount Ararat to the west, the Arax River valley cradles many cultural treasures. The best way to strengthen this naturally fertile region today is to build up its vital farming community. A small investment in Aram Mkhitaryan’s industriousness helped him to overcome twenty years of struggle. —Gevorg Aboyan

Along with fine-tuned relief work in response to the Syrian crisis, we continue the long-term development work you see in this issue. Stories of our micro-loan programs offer a glimpse of how Jinishian helps families and communities experience lasting change. Those projects bring hope and provide a foundation for a better future.

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