HEYS YOUTH LOOKING TO CATAPULT JOINERY/CARPENTRY INDUSTRY – Touted as a life changer for many..

Youths from the Hinterland are optimistic cooperate Guyana and the Government will support their carpentry and joinery efforts an initiative being undertaken in the ongoing Hinterland Employment and Youth Service HEYS Program. The Youth program which is a one year initiative is intended to create that enabling environment where youth

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Sustainable Development Agreement Framework launched….

“Lack of accountability and transparency at the village level, poor planning and coordination, conflict within the villages, poor support and lack of commitment, Toshao’s Changed, only families are the beneficiary of the grants in terms of the temporary employment it offers and  different stakeholders working in the villages with different

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MoE launches Read, Play, Love initiative – Minister Allicock praises undertaking.

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock has reiterated the necessity of introducing early childhood education when he delivered the feature address at the launch of the Ministry of Education’s Early Childhood Education Project at the Pegasus, Kingston. The project is a collaborative effort between the Ministry

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Hope for the Nation makes timely donation

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has benefitted from the philanthropy efforts of Hope for the Nation Foundation, Guyana. The Foundation recently donated four 40’ containers containing sixty million dollars’ worth of clothing, books, pharmaceutical supplies, spectacle frames, food items, among others articles which will be distributed to indigenous villages

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National Indigenous Peoples’ Authority to be established to address challenges in villages – President Granger.

President David Granger has called on the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs to recommend measures for the establishment of a five-member committee aimed at effectively addressing the many challenges the indigenous population faces. President Granger made this call during his address to the two hundred and twelve indigenous leaders and

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Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe pleased with strides made through HEYS Initiative….

More than one thousand nine hundred youth countrywide have benefited from a government initiated Youth Program the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service HEYS. The areas of study includes Capacity Building (Math & English), Concentrated Life Experience (Life Skills), Tourism, Agriculture and Vocational Skills (Carpentry, Catering, embroidery, garment construction among other

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Women’s Groups benefit from Government Grants…

Women Groups from two indigenous villages have so far benefitted from government grants to finance viable projects within their communities as much emphasis is being placed on women empowerment throughout the hinterland region. The Kumaka Women’s Group located in the Moruca Sub- District, Region One recently received a cheque to

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Baroness Patricia Scotland pays courtesy call on Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock and Minister within the Ministry Valerie Garrido-Lowe.

The preservation of Guyana’s rich natural resources particularly our forest resources coupled with support from the Commonwealth of Nations were among issues discussed when the incumbent Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations Baroness Patricia Scotland paid a courtesy call on Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney

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