Achawib is one of the titled Amerindian villages with an area of 166.944 sq miles. The village is located in the Deep South, Rupununi – approximately 44 km east from the Brazilian border and 44 km West of Aishalton Village which is the administrative centre of Deep South Villages. It has a population of approximately 616 persons and the main spoken language is Wapichan, which is one of Amerindian languages. The main activity of the village is subsistence farming; and the types of transport include: bicycles, motorcycles, horse riding and foot.

COMMUNITY PROFILE 
NameAchawib
Satellite/s Bashazion
Region9
Area of Land432.38 (sq/km)
Titled/UntitledTitled
Name of Former ToshaoReginald Wilson
Name of Current Toshao (2012)Sidwell Johnson
Total Number Councillors8
Number of CSO’s6
DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population 616
Number of households113
1 st LanguageWapichan
2 nd LanguageEnglish
ReligionChristian (Roman Catholic)
Means of communicationSolar Radio
Means of Electricity None
Types of transportationBicycles, motorcycles, horses, foot
Nearest Town or Village for marketing linkages Aishalton
Economy
Major economic activitiesSubsistence farming
SCHOOL
Name of Nursery SchoolAchawib Nursery School
Number of Nursery School Students38
Name of Primary School StudentsAchawib Primary School
Number of Primary School Students196
HEALTH FACILITY
Type of Health FacilityHealth Post
Health Personnel1 Community Health Worker
Common illness affecting Communities Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Flu, Malaria
Source of Water Supply Shallow hand dug wells
BUILDINGS
Other Main BuildingsVillage Office
Teacher’s Quarter
School’s Hot Meal Kitchen
INFRASTRUCTURE
Other Infrastructure Village shop, sewing centre
GROUPS
List of Social Groups and ClubsWomen’s Sewing Group
Youth Group
Sports Club
SAIC Committee