Thursday, June 2, 2011
Armenian Adoption- Bank VTB and ENA organize special event for orphanages of Armenia
Bank VTB and ENA organize special event for several orphanages for International Children’s Day
YEREVAN, June 1, /ARKA /. Russian-owned Bank VTB (Armenia) and the Electrical Networks of Armenia (ENA) organized a special event today for the inmates of several orphanages and children homes in connection with the International Children's Day. Some 35 children from a boarding school in Gavar, 20 - from a children's home in Vanadzor, 10 inmates from Mother Teresa's orphanage in Yerevan, as well as 12 children with leukemia were invited to take part in it.
"The children are our future and we need to invest more and more and do everything possible so that they prosper and live happily and become full citizens, " Valery Ovsyanikov, Bank VTB (Armenia) CEO said. The bank has been running a special program for several years designed for children with special needs in Gavar.
General director of ENA, Evgeny Bibin, said support for orphanages and children with special needs have always been a priority of the company’s social policy.
"We are pleased that we now spend the holiday together with our close and reliable partner. We want to make sure that at least today, the children who are now assembled in this building feel a bit happier, more joyful, because our concern today is aimed at supporting children from socially vulnerable segments," he said.
The event was organized in the Moscow Cinema House in Yerevan. The children participated in various activities and games In addition, an animated film Rio was screened for them in 3D format. -0-