Residents of Katoonarib and Sawariwau Villages in South Central Rupununi, Region 9 are eager to see the establishment of a lucrative business venture which will utilize their home grown peanuts. Villages in the South/Central area, have long been known for their ability to grow peanuts on a large scale, due
The Youth Center in Old Kara Kara, in the mining town of Linen will soon be rehabilitated as the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs partner with the Regional Democratic Council (RDC), Region 10. This will ensure youth are gainfully engaged in a conducive atmosphere that will ultimately benefit the community.
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 invested more than $45M in Youth from Three Friends, Old England/Siberia, Coomacka Mines, Silver Hill & Kairuni
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,
Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe on Sunday handed over Resource Kits for the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service HEYS program to participants in Shea, Awerawarau and Maruranau during a Ministerial outreach in Region 9. Speaking at public meetings, participants said that they are excited about
Administration and Operational staff in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs was on Monday apprised on the Ministry’s strategic direction in achieving its mandate to the indigenous peoples. Ministers Sydney Allicock and Valerie Garrido-Lowe, Permanent Secretary Alfred King and Deputy Permanent Secretary Samantha Fedee were all in attendance. The engagement
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has been properly briefed as it relates to public spending as Government continues to make a concentrated effort in ensuring national development is realize. The Ministry of Finance handed the blue print to the Ministry when it (the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs) hosted
There was nothing to motivate and involve young people before HEYS -Omay Sammy participant Kako Village.
Some two thousand and fifty four (2,054) small, but successful businesses have been established under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs flagship youth program the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS initiative since its commencement in 2015. Youth from across the hinterland have received the necessary tools to becoming financially independent,