YEREVAN–October 8 (Noyan Tapan). Vache Manougian–a British-Armenian benefactor–has allocated $500,000 to the All-Armenian "Hayastan" Fund to be used for cultural projects in Armenia.
Manougian has allocated funds in the past for such projects as the construction of the Goris-Stepanakert highway and for the implementation of programs designed for children of perished freedom- fighters and the disabled.
For this contribution Manougian was named an honorary member of the Armenia Fund.
Manougian has been a contributor to numerous causes–including several organizarion on the West Coast.