IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia)
IDeA is a charitable foundation set up with the goal of implementing long-term projects poised to impact the future of Armenia and help it switch from a survival model to one of prosperity.
IDeA originated from the project “Armenia-2020”. The foundation unites the family, friends, partners and peers of Ruben Vardanyan.
The most prominent projects of IDeA are UWC Dilijan College and “Revival of Tatev”. The projects are implemented as part of the concept for social entrepreneurship.
A project geared towards the Tatev Monastery and its surroundings, discovering spiritual, academic and cultural heritage, and transforming the entire region into a high-level tourist destination.
A non-profit initiative. Profits from operations go to Tatev Monastic Complex restoration and regional development projects.
The project to restore the Cathedral Church of the Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Holy Church.