With a population of 20,300 in the Tavush province of Armenia, Ijevan is also surrounded by beautiful mountains and thick forests. The Tavush region is known for its picturesque views and sculpture gardens. The majority of the population is involved in agriculture, service industries and trade. Ijevan is a major center for traditional Armenian carpets and woodworking.
In the nearby village of Azatamut (which is very close to the Azeri border) a Sunday School is held in addition to Day Camps being organized to include children from Azatamut.
The renovation work involved includes: