Joint campaign in Shaumyan village conducted by Armenian youth from Tbilisi and from Armenian-inhabited villages of Marneuli district
On 5 August 2013 a group of young Georgian Armenians from Tbilisi, under the leadership of deacon Gevorg Antonyan, the Head of the Youth Department of the Armenian Diocese in Georgia and the Spiritual supervisor of the "Hayartun” Centre, and Levon Isakhanyan, Adviser to the Head of the Diocese and the Head of the Legal Department of the Diocese, joined by young Armenians from Armenian-inhabited villages of Marneuli district, visited Shaumyan village where they conducted gathering of statistic data about local Armenian community and information gathering about problems faced by the community. In the meantime donations were collected for restoration of Shaumyan’s Surb Astvatsatsin Church.

The information gathering campaign ascertained that main problems faced by the local community are the following: inadequate supply of potable water, gas supply, and lack of information about various State programs.

In order to facilitate solution of the identified problems Armenian Diocese in Georgia has sent letters to relevant ministries.