With the support of Orange Foundation, two special websites were launched for people with hearing disabilities
Today two websites specially designed in Armenian Sign Language were launched for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons, by the efforts of Yerevan Special Educational Complex for Children with Hearing Impairments, and the French Armenian Development Foundation, and with the support of Orange Armenia Foundation. For people who have hearing problems since small age, it is often difficult or even impossible to learn reading texts based on phonetic alphabet, so the existence of content with sign language makes it more accessible. In the same time, the textual content gives the possibility to get information on the issues of this community to large audience.
The nominees for ArmNet 2012 are known
Today the list of “ArmNet Awards 2012” nominees in each contest category, selected by professional jury members is announced.
From 540 submitted participants, in 7 categories the following nominees will continue the fight for the best title:
Orange Foundation granted scholarships to 32 students of Goris, Kapan and Yeghegnadzor Universities
This week, in the scope of partnership with the regional universities of Armenia, the Orange Foundation granted scholarships to 32 students of the Goris branch of the State University, Kapan branch of the State Engineering University of Armenia (SEUA) and Yeghegnadzor branch of the Armenian State University of Economics (ASUE).
Orange mobile shop begins the tour to the regions of Armenia
Today Orange announced the official launch of its mobile shop. Orange mobile shop will leave to Armenia's regions, especially to the rural areas where the company has no shops and where people have to go to the a nearby city to make use of Orange services.
Three Orange families to spend upcoming New Year holidays in Paris
Today Orange announced the three families, subscribers of Orange Family pack, having acquired the Orange Family pack between October 10 and November 15 and having become the 1000th , 2000th and 3000th families to activate it, as per the announced rules. All three families will get an exclusive New Year gift: a 3-day trip to Paris for all members of the package. Trip will include air tickets, as well as hotel accomodation in Paris. First of the lucky families is from Vanadzor, the second is from Etchmiatsine, and the third one is from Artashat.
The joint initiative of the Armenian Eye Care Project and Orange Foundation coming to its close in Armavir region
Armavir region is the last destination of the joint initiative of the Armenian Eye Care Project (AECP) and Orange Foundation for 2012, the objective of which was to provide free eye screening services to the residents of RA regions, as well as treatments for socially disadvantaged people.
Orange participated in the meeting of the RA president with the French business community
During the visit of the RA President in France, Dominique Garnier, Orange Vice President Central and Eastern Europe and member of the board of Orange Armenia has participated to the meeting with French business community in Lyon.
On 19th of November “ArmNet Awards 2012” websites registration ended. This year 540 participants have registered to take part in the annual ArmNet competition including websites, mobile applications, blogs and social network pages.
Reception of applications for participation in Orange Book Prize closed
On November 15th at midnight reception of applications for participation in annual Orange Book Prize 2012 launched on 2 August, 2012 came to its close. Total 470 applications for participation in the contest have been presented, out of which 155 short stories, 236 poems, 39 novels and 40 fairy tales. As a reminder, 130 works competed in the frames of this contest last year.
Today two modern computer centers furnished with Orange broadband Internet were opened in two villages of Shirak region – Akhurian and Mayisyan - with joint efforts of Orange and “Shen” charity organization.