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
Youths from Upper Mazaruni District, Region Seven who are actively involved in the ongoing Hinterland Employment and Youth Service HEYS Program have indicated that they are grateful to be able to participate in this youth program since it is geared at creating that enabling environment where they can become self-sufficient.
Mr. Ovid Williams, of the MoAA ADF-GRIF Project Management Unit facilitating the scoping mission (technical preparation for the implementation of the village’s community development plan) at Mashabo, Region 2 – Feb 16, 2015. (Main Image)
AMERINDIAN LAND TITLING (ALT) PROJECT: Little Kaniballi-Santa Cruz Village General Meeting held on March 18, 2015 spearheaded by MoAA-ALT Technical Team, examining maps of requested extension, with ALT Sworn Lands Surveyor. (Main Picture)
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.
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
January, 2015 In January, 2015, the ALT PMU discussed the proposed Annual Work Plan (AWP) during a Project Board Meeting held on the 12th, at the MoAA. The AWP was later reviewed and adjusted to fit the requirements of the UNDP ATLAS financial system, approved and signed on January 27th
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
“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,
Seven communities of Region 1 signed agreements for their communities to commence receiving funding from the Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) for their Community Development Projects (CDPs) on the 10th and 11th of May, 2013. The legal representatives of the villages/communities, and Hon. Minister Pauline Sukhai signed the agreements. The