The Makushi Research Unit MRU from region nine has left an indelible mark when they unveiled a unique Indigenous line. The project dubbed the Rupununi Essence Luxury Facial Cleanser was birthed through a partnership between three entities the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, the Institute of Applied Science and

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Minister Garrido-Lowe makes welcomed hospital visit

Several indigenous persons caring for their sick in the Pediatric Ward of the country’s premier Health Institution the Georgetown Public Hospital on Wednesday welcomed an impromptu visit by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe. While there, Minister Lowe interacted with the Doctors, Nurses, Parents and Relatives

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MOAA Kicks Off ADF-GRIF Scoping Mission And Business Development Trainings In 3 Regions

To support and facilitate a participatory community process that would result in the  implementation of the chosen business ventures  by the various villages and communities , the MoAA ADF-GRIF Projects Unit conducted  Scoping Missions and Business Development Trainings in  Regions 2 ,  8 and 9  respectively in three separate visits.

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New Education Bill would have addressed specific needs of communities-including hinterland – President

Georgetown, GINA, March 3, 2015 Among the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Administration’s plan for the education sector is curriculum reform to meet the needs of different segments of the population, one of which is hinterlands students, and this was expected to have been addressed during the 10th Parliament, whose

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MoAA launches ADF-GRIF Project (Phase II)

The Amerindian Development Fund (ADF)-Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) Project Management Unit of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs recently launched a series of inception seminars in various hinterland regions to mark the full implementation of the project (Phase II) following the pilot stage which commenced in 2013 covering 26 villages. With

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MOAA launches YAEP; inducts apprentices in Region 1

“The participation of young people in development, governance and leadership develops the enterprises of this country,” thus proclaimed Hon. Minister Pauline Sukhai in front of 124 young enthusiasts from various villages in Region 1 who attended the historic launch of the Youth Apprenticeship and Entrepreneurship Programme (YAEP) on June 22,

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