Organization name: Sisters of Charity, Bethlahem House
Office location: 5GMV+JXM, 7th St, Yerevan, Armenia
Contact person: +374 10 653293 (Landline) or CLOYerevan@state.gov
Size: Small (1-10 employees)
Year founded: 1982
Service area(s): Children, Disabled/Handicapped, Other
Beneficiaries: Established in 1950, the organization provides housing and basic needs for orhpans with physical and mental disabilities
Volunteer history: Family Member and 2020 SOSA Honroable Mention, Angela Spellman volunteered at the orhpanage. She volunteered weekly and helped with basic needs and provided in-kind donations. Another family member and a 2022 SOSA nominee volunteered once a week to attend to the evening needs of the children, where they will assist with bathing, washing clothes, helping with dinner, and preparing the children for bed. Some children require hositalizations and they would visit those children to play with them, read them stories and help with their care needs. **SOSA= AAFSW's Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad. Visit https://www.aafsw.org/sosa/ to learn more.