Natalia Dadiani (1865-1903)

Princess Natalia Dadiani was born in a landowner’s family on the sides of Tighina. She studied at the Girls’ Private Gymnasium “B. Narodostavskaia “. Immediately after graduating from the gymnasium, she was invited to stay and take hours of geography. The title of the principy Continue Reading

The Women Foundation (Tiknantsʿ ěnkerutʿiwn (1864)

It was created with the financial support of the Armenian Amira Gevorg Papazian in Constantinople (Kumkapι). Yustiane Papazian, the wife of Gevorg Amira, created this foundation consisting of 8 women (Yustiane G. Papazian, Makruhi A Gabamachian, Nektarine Y. Garagashian, Annik G. Gabamachian, Iskuhi A. Perperian, Continue Reading

The Foundation Sanouhiats (Sanuheatsʿ ěnkerutʿiwn (1884)

It was created in Constantinople. The Mezpourian school of the girls was founded in Hisardibi, in 1865. The graduated young ladies and the pupils of higher classes founded the Sanouhiats Foundation with the purpose to create the Mezpoyrian primarily school in one of the Armenian Continue Reading

The Women Charitable Foundation (Aghkʿatasěr tiknantsʿ ěnkerutʿiwn)

It was created on March 1, 1875, in Constantinople (Beyoğlu) by the efforts of Catholic Armenian Women. Its purpose was to help people in need, but first of all to take care of the children, helping them to resolve their education problems. The foundation had Continue Reading

The Nounian Foundation (Nunean ěnkerutʿiwn (1864-1865)

It was created in Samatya (in Constantinople). There was a girls’ section attached to the St. Sahakian boys’ school of Samatya. In 1857 thanks to the efforts of Samatya’s Armenian community and the activity of the beneficiaries it was possible to obtain a separate building Continue Reading

The Pious Foundation (Barepashtakan ěnkerutʿiwn)

It was founded on February 1, 1847 in Hasköy (in Constantinople). It was the first foundation of Armenian women. It was genuine cultural foundation, which aimed to provide education for the girls in Hasköy. With the finances of this foundation it was possible to hire Continue Reading

The Foundation of Women (Tiknanatsʿ ěnkerutʿiwn)

It was created in April-May, 1866 in Constantinople. The inconsolable condition of the Armenian school both for boys and girls of Icadiye in Üsküdar districts urged the women of this quarter to initiate and carry out the school’s progress. Mrs. Y. Ayvazian, M. Charkhanian, K. Continue Reading