“You can be anything and anybody as long as you dream and believe in yourself”
Many of our children have a dream, and with our support and faith in their abilities they are building a whole new reality for themselves and their families. We are proud to be a part of their life path.
Click on Manuk to watch his video.
Manuk started to come to Orran with his siblings when he was 10 years old. A childhood stroke had left him with physical and speech difficulties. Despite these limitations, he was a star in his woodwork workshop and an avid chess player . In 2015, with the help of Orran he joined a mime and dancing theatre group for the disabled called ``Pokr Tatron`` (Small Theatre) . Today at 24, Manuk travels the world with his theatre and is representing Armenia in The Argonauts (In collaboration with the Candoco dance Company) in Britain.
Manuk's words of inspiration:
``When you lose hope you will not be able to get anywhere in life. You must look forward and stay strong``
Today, Sarkis is not only a proud husband to his childhood sweetheart Victoria but is also the head chef, supervising people, at the N'Joy restaurant in Yereven.
Robert currently works as a contract servant at one of the Vanadzor military units. At the same time, he volunteers at Orran Krikorian Center in Vanadzor and has been nominated as one of the most active and dedicated volunteers of the center.