Kwaimatta means “the place”. Kwaimatta started out as an out station of Kwaimatta Ranch. A few vacquero (cowboy) families used to reside near it and eventually it grew large enough to become a satellite of Massara.

COMMUNITY PROFILE 
Name Kwaimatta
Satellite/sN/A
RegionRegion 9
Area of LandCovered under Massara
Titled/UntitledTitled
Name of Current Toshao (2012)Lenny Moses
Name of Former ToshaoSampson Bartholomew
Name of Current Senior Councillor (2012)Francis Robert
Name of Former Senior Councillor Clive Edwards
Total Number of Councillors6
Number of Senior Councillors1
Number of CSO’s8
DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population 143
Number of households23
1 st LanguageMakushi
2 nd LanguageEnglish
ReligionChristian
Means of communicationHF Radio, face to face ( drive or river to communication area)
Means of Electricity Solar units
Types of transportationBoat engine, canoe, bicycle
Nearest Town or Village for marketing linkages Annia, Lethem
Major economic activitiesFarming
SCHOOL
Name of Nursery SchoolKwaimatta Nursery Section
Number of Nursery School Students16
Name of Primary SchoolKwaimatta
Number of Primary School Students70
HEALTH FACILITY
Type of Health FacilityHealth Post
Health PersonnelCommunity Health Workers
Source of Water Supply Wells, rain water, lakes
BUILDINGS
Other Main BuildingsSchool building, Health post, Teachers Quarters, Village Office/ Shop, Hot meal kitchen
EQUIPMENT
Other EquipmentBoat and engine
GROUPS
List of Social Groups and ClubsSports Club, Wildlife Club, Women’s Group.