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  • Silent Auction at Project SHINE Fundraiser, Madam’s Organ, DC
    March 19, 2015

    As part of our fundraiser for Project SHINE, HasNa Inc. is going to hold a silent auction with exciting items for you to bid on...

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  • Women Entrepreneurs

    HasNa works to enable women to play a prominent role in their local economies. In a business climate that is dominated by men, HasNa programs provide women with the skills and confidence they need to thrive and prosper. Recently, HasNa implemented a program to empower Turkish and Armenian women in their local communities. Each program integrates communication...

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  • Program on Civic Engagement brings Armenian and Turkish Youth together in Washington

    HasNa’s Volunteer Initiative in Turkey & Armenia (VITA) took place from January 18th to February 1st in Washington. The VITA participants are 14 young people from Turkey and Armenia from various ethnic, gender and educational backgrounds, united by the idea and desire to act for the benefit of their communities.

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  • How building relationships among Turks and Armenians fosters peace

    Earlier this year, HasNa was approached by Global Peace Services to share our experiences on peacebuilding programs with their audience. The article specifically highlights our most recent Armenia-Turkey initiative, which has taken place over the past year. See pages 3-6 of the newsletter.

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  • Farm Extension Program

    Farmers in Southeastern Turkey face many obstacles competing in Turkey's produce market mostly due to lack of access to modern agricultural techniques, training, and effective communication with experts. HasNa provides training from Turkish & American agricultural experts who teach farmers how to improve their productivity...

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  • Crafting Peace

    In the autumn of 2012, HasNa's Crafting Peace program brought together Turks and Armenians to Washington, DC to participate in a program to learn more about architectural restoration, exchange knowledge and expertise, and to build relationships between Turks and Armenians professionally dedicated to the preservation of historical sites. In the picture to the right, Turkish and Armenian stonemasonry participants examine building schematics at the Library of Congress.

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HasNa works…

to give people the support they need to resolve disputes across cultures, ethnicities, and borders. We use a development strategy to bring people of diverse backgrounds together for collaboration on projects and programs that will improve their communities and their relations with one another.


What We Do...

HasNa and our local partners have been implementing programs in Turkey and Cyprus for over a decade. Projects address different needs in each country, based on the same model of conflict resolution, economic empowerment, and sustained collaboration.

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Our Programs...

HasNa has implemented programs within several key areas: water and agriculture, women in business, community groups, youth, and media and communications. HasNa additionally encourages and supports projects led by our program alumni to achieve our mission.

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Volunteer With Us...

HasNa relies on volunteers to help make each of our programs a success. Volunteering can be a meaningful experience and is invaluable to the work that we do every day. Individuals and businesses can contribute in various ways to make a difference.

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Interested In Volunteering?

If you're interested in volunteering, please contact us.


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5151 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 375
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: (202) 223-1777
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Fax: (202) 223-1380

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