Development Principles and Heifer Armenia partner to educate youth to become active and caring citizens who care about the nature from an early age. July 2012, was announced as the month of ecology at the “YES” youth clubs under the motto “the nature is our home, let’s keep it clean”. Different ecological actions were organized during this month with their specific goals and target areas. The target area of the first action was the Sevan Lake “Armenia’s Beauty”, emphasizing the strategic importance of the lake Sevan for Armenians.
For this action, 90 members of 6 YES youth clubs from Verin Getashen, Nurnus, Khor Virap, Arpi, Areni and Getap communities joint their efforts to clear the beaches of the lake from waste and left behind garbage.