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Development Principles


Development Principles (DP) is a non-profit non-governmental organization aimed to invest in people and empower them to create a positive change in their own lives and their environment. DP was founded in 2003 by a group of civic leaders and professionals who felt the need for an independent organization that is founded on the right set of working principals necessary for realizing this mission. These principles are  Relevance, Competence, Accountability and Equity and form the cornerstones of all DPs activities.  

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“Rural Life and Traditions” Annual Harvest Festival

Heifer Armenia and its partner Development Principles NGO supported the Rural Life and Traditions annual harvest festival held on 26 September in Yerevan. The festival was an opportunity for the farmers and producers to present their organic produce directly to the buyers who understand the value of the organic food coming from rural Armenia.

05 Oct. 2015
  • 02 Sep. 2015

YES! Youth Clubs Hold Annual Forum

Development Principles NGO (DP NGO) organized the annual YES! Rural Youth Clubs forum on July 16-19, 2015. As usual, representatives from all 28 youth clubs–180 youth in all–participated in the event.

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Business Support to the women and rural youth

The Development Principles NGO supported rural women and youth in Gndevaz and Gorayk communities to develop business plans and start their own businesses. Overall number of beneficiaries - 14 women in Gndevaz and 10 young people (5 men and 5 women) in Gorayk community.