New Lives for 50 women living with HIV in Armenia

by Positive People Armenian Network social NGO
New Lives for 50 women living with HIV in Armenia


People Living with HIV (PLHIV) especially women in Armenia face serious financial instability due to the stigma and discrimination associated with their status and the lack of essential tools necessary to be competitive in the job market. With this project, we will build 4 greenhouses and train 50 women on how to grow strawberries in a greenhouse. They will gradually be employed just as the greenhouses are built thus providing them with a source of income and social stability for their families.

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31% of People Living with HIV in Armenia are women (1132). HIV status-related stigma and discrimination along with lack of essential tools negatively affect their ability to find jobs, hence making it difficult to have financial stability. Projects aimed at empowering and assisting to employ women living with HIV are very rare. This project will build 4 greenhouses train 50 women on strawberry cultivation and employ 24 of them in the greenhouse which we will build specifically for this project.


This project will build 4 greenhouses, train 50 women living with HIV on GreenHouse strawberry cultivation. The participants will be involved first hand all throughout the greenhouse assembly process. They will also be trained in accounting and marketing techniques which will be the cornerstone of the success and sustainability of this project. The 4 greenhouses will have the capacity to provide an income to 24 women.

Long-Term Impact

24 women living with HIV will be employed within the 4 greenhouses. By providing them with a stable source of income it will increase the chances of them being able to provide their children with better education and be able to afford better health care services for themselves and their families. The remaining 26 women will be able to establish and start-up similar greenhouses in their local areas thus empowering women from their region as well.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a XLSX file (projdoc.xlsx).


Organization Information

Positive People Armenian Network social NGO

Location: Yerevan - Armenia
Facebook: Facebook Page
Positive People Armenian Network social NGO
Anahit Harutyunyan
Project Leader:
Anahit Harutyunyan
Yerevan, Yerevan Armenia

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