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Restoring Hope in Georgia

Tuesday, 31 October, was a blustery day here in Georgia — but nonetheless, a large crowd of villagers from Eshtia.

Tuesday, 31 October, was a blustery day here in Georgia — but nonetheless, a large crowd of villagers from Eshtia, along with press and friends from throughout Georgia, gathered for the opening of a youth center located near the village’s landmark church.

The center, once a shell of an abandoned house, was completely rehabilitated in three months, thanks to the great team at Caritas Georgia and the men of the village.

The center will offer students classes in Georgian and English, computer programming skills, faith formation and continuing education in Armenian traditions, dance, folklore and customs.

Eshtia is one of a number of Armenian villages that salt and pepper the Georgian province of Javakheti.

I was pleased to represent CNEWA at the opening and to express the best wishes and prayers of our benefactors, who helped make this happen.

View more images from the dedication here.

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