Welcome to the official website for the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Georgetown Guyana.

This website has been established to inform the public about the work of the Ministry on issues affecting Guyanese, especially indigenous peoples, and to provide another useful communication route. It has also been established to provide information about our beautiful country and links to online resources that you may find useful.

Latest News

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    New programme coming to address social issues in hinterland

    GINA, GUYANA. The Ministry of Social Protection’s, Social Services department will be implementing a community advocate programme in the hinterland to efficiently address social issues. Speaking with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Director of Social Services within the Ministry of Social Protection, Whentworth Tanner, explained that having adequate an adequate

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    HEYS payment now being handled by Regions….

    GINA, GUYANA. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe has confirmed that all outstanding payments have been paid to both facilitators and participants of the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service (HEYS) programme. The Minister also said that all payments in the future will be handled by the

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    Mabaruma villages receive close to $8M in capital equipment….

    GUYANA, GINA. Residents of several communities within the Mabaruma District, Region One will benefit from about $8M worth in capital equipment. The equipment was handed over by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido -Lowe and Permanent Secretary to the Ministry, Alfred King during a recent visit

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    Minister Garrido-Lowe holds outreach in Mabaruma communities…

    GUYANA, GINA, Friday, April 21, 2017 Residents of several communities within the sub-district Mabaruma, Region One were afforded the opportunity to raise critical concerns, and share ideas for their communities’ development with a government team, during the period April 18-20. The team was led by Minister within the Ministry of