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.
Government is resolute in ensuring the nation’s youth are empowered by building their capacity which will ultimately lead to improvement in their standard of living. This commitment was renewed when Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe led a team on an outreach to Kwakwani, Region 10
The Women’s Association of Aishalton Village, Deep South Rupununi, Region 9 are now producing their own home made Soaps, using organic materials presently available in their village. Accompanying Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe during a recent Ministerial Outreach to the Region, was the very resourceful
Government has invested more than forty five million ($45M) dollars towards building the capacity of indigenous youth from Three Friends, Old England/Siberia and Coomacka Mines in Region 10 and Silver Hill and Kairuni in Region 4. This investment was made possible through the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Flagship Youth
Government has been commended for bridging the communication divide in the Hinterland with the establishment of six Regional Radio Stations over the past three and a half years, quenching the thirst for information of the indigenous population. This is much to the satisfaction of hinterland residents particularly in Region 9,