WATERTOWN–The ARS Central Executive announced the opening of two new "Soseh" Kindergartens in the Shoushi and Moushatagh village (district of Kashatagh)–bringing the total number of the organization’s Artsakh kindergartens to 11. With a staff of 10–the Shoushi Kindergarten will provide 50 children an elementary education and devoted care–while the school in Kashatagh–with a staff of six–will be attended by 25 youngsters.
The ARS founded its first kindergarten in Stepanakert–in 1997–offering the children of Artsakh basic care and elementary education in Armenian culture. This worthy endeavor has continued for the last 7 years–providing not only to more than 520 Artsakh children–but also gainfully employing over 100 adults. The "Soseh" Kindergartens of the ARS gives war widows and young mothers the opportunity to seek employment outside the house and improve the family income while their children are being taken care of during the day.