New York on Sept. 23 Pashinyan Urges Development Over Charity When Meeting with Community in New York https://anca.org/pashinyan-urges-development-over-charity-when-meeting-with-community-in-new-york/
However During this year Telethon, Pashinyan challenged world famous Armenians Serj Tankian, Kim Kardashian and Alexis Ohanian.
Since the inception, Hayastan All-Armenian Fund has built 635 km roads, apartments for 970 families and 585 km water pipelines, built, repaired or rebuilt 364 schools, built or repaired 75 medical institutions, 59 cultural and sport centers, 29 community centers, 115 greenhouses and has implemented 173 educational, scientific and cultural programs with its funds. This is what Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said during the annual Telethon organized by Hayastan All-Armenian Fund today.
“You remember that I am a journalist, and then I became a Member of Parliament representing the political opposition, and I like to ask questions. I asked myself how much money Hayastan All-Armenian Fund has collected throughout the past 27 years, and I found out that it has collected about $370,000,000. There have also been non-monetary donations. For 27 years, we Armenians have been expecting money from the same circuit. This is a problem, and there has been a certain matter of trust. We need to make a change. We need to make the transition from large donations of a restricted number of people to the logic of small donations by a large number of people,” he stated.