Yurong Paru is a part of the Karasabai sub-district. It is located in South Pakaraimas Region 9. Yurong Paru is a small Amerindian village located in South Pakaraimas region 9. This community is accessible by land. It has a population of approximately 375, whose main source income comes from agriculture. They primary products sold are meat (beef and pork) and cassava. The village has a primary school, health hut and teachers quarters.

COMMUNITY PROFILE 
NameYurong Paru
Satellite/sChillibar
Region9
Area of Land-
Titled/UntitledTitled
Name of Current Toshao (2012)Shev Narine Cyprian
Name of Former ToshaoReginald Francis
Total Number of Councillors8
Number of CSO’s4
DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population 375
Number of households45
1 st LanguageMakushi
2 nd LanguageEnglish
ReligionChristian
Means of communicationVillage Radio
Types of transportationATB
Nearest Town/Main Village for TransportationKarasabai District
Monkey Mountain
Lethem
Source of Water Supply Creek
Major economic activitiesSubsistence farming
Cattle Rearing
SCHOOL
Name of Nursery SchoolYurong Paru Primary class
Number of Nursery School Students65
Name of Primary SchoolYurong Paru Primary School
Number of Primary School Students140
Name of Secondary SchoolYurong Paru Secondary class
Number of Secondary School Students20
HEALTH FACILITY
Type of Health FacilityHealth Post
Health Personnel1 Community Health Worker
OTHER MAIN BUILDINGS
Community Shop, Village Office’ Multipurpose Building
GROUPS
Sports Club
Church Group
Women’s Group