On September 27, 2020, Azerbaijan launched violent attacks on Karabakh (also known as Artsakh), targeting Armenian civilians and propelling Armenia’s military to act. Like many others in our community, these attacks have left me both heartbroken and driven to help.

On September 27, early in the morning, Azerbaijan launched violent attacks along the border of Artsakh.

Registration for the AECP-CHLA 18th International Conference is now open! If you’d like to attend the virtual conference, you can do so in three easy steps.

Mobile Eye Hospital

Our Mobile Eye Hospital has restarted its regular activities in the regions of Armenia following four long months of COVID-19 related restrictions. All necessary precautions are in place to protect both doctors and patients while we provide much-needed eye care services to Armenia’s population.

Dear Friends, As we watch the COVID-19 pandemic continue to sweep around the globe, we are reminded daily that this is a time of incredible complexity for everyone. The wide breadth of the COVID-19 impact includes devastating secondary effects on the lives of many families, especially in developing countries. Many governments worldwide are struggling to […]

As we look to nearly 30 years of service in Armenia, the AECP is pleased to welcome our four newest board members to our Board of Directors who will help facilitate our success for years to come.

Big hearts come in small packages! Last year, seven-year-old Ziva Bodenschatz received a school assignment: find a way to improve her community and write an official letter to a local agency. She decided that she would like to help people –especially children – see.


With recent developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has undoubtedly been a trying time for nearly everyone around the world. As always, the health and safety of our community comes first and we are taking the appropriate measures to protect the well-being of our beneficiaries, staff and friends.

Vahan Papoyan

We have begun 2020 with some great news to mark the extra-special year for our organization: the first ophthalmologist from our Next Generation Fellowship Program, Dr. Vahan Papoyan, has arrived in the U.S. from Armenia and is currently completing his medical fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

2019 AECP Gala

Amidst flowing cocktails, a five-course dinner and elegant décor, hundreds of donors and friends of the Armenian EyeCare Project gathered at the beautiful Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to support and celebrate the organization on another momentous year.

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