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.
Some 122 students have graduated from the Hinterland Scholarship Programme (HSP), pursuing a secondary, tertiary and technical education at institutions not accessible in their communities. Graduating were 91 secondary level students; 23 students at the technical and tertiary level; and eight students who completed the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).
The Ministry of indigenous peoples’ Affairs continues to heavily invest resources in improving living conditions at the Indigenous Residence located on Princess Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown. On Wednesday last, Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock witnessed the signing of the contract for the extension of the facility which is home
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs in collaboration with UNICEF has successfully conducted a study on Indigenous Women and Children across Guyana. The study is key to better understanding the situation of boys, girls, and their families in an effort to inform local, national and regional strategies, projects and programs
“Continue to study, take your schooling seriously”, was the encouragement given by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, to students attending the Essequibo Technical Institute (ETI), who live in the dormitory and are a predominantly indigenous population. Minister Garrido-Lowe, during a recent visit to the Region,