• DPI – 122-graduate-from-hinterland-scholarship-programme

    Some 122 students have graduated from the Hinterland Scholarship Programme (HSP), pursuing a secondary, tertiary and technical education at institutions not accessible in their communities. Graduating were 91 secondary level students; 23 students at the technical and tertiary level; and eight students who completed the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

  • Notable achievements at Indigenous Residence – Minister Allicock.

    The Ministry of indigenous peoples’ Affairs continues to heavily invest resources in improving living conditions at the Indigenous Residence located on Princess Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown. On Wednesday last, Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock witnessed the signing of the contract for the extension of the facility which is home

  • Study on Indigenous Women and Children in Guyana..

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs in collaboration with UNICEF has successfully conducted a study on Indigenous Women and Children across Guyana. The study is key to better understanding the situation of boys, girls, and their families in an effort to inform local, national and regional strategies, projects and programs

  • Minister Garrido-Lowe interacts with students from ETI dormitory

    “Continue to study, take your schooling seriously”, was the encouragement given by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, to students attending the Essequibo Technical Institute (ETI), who live in the dormitory and are a predominantly indigenous population. Minister Garrido-Lowe, during a recent visit to the Region,

  • Haimaruni HEYS participants determined to make a difference

    Excitement among twenty talented youth in Haimaruni in the Moruca sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region One, is brewing as the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS program is changing the trajectory of their lives. The youth there only a month ago completed the first six months of the one year program and already

  • MoIPA receives copies of North Pakaraima Land Assessment Report

    Communities in the North Pakaraima, Potaro/Siparuni, Region 8 have completed and presented to the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs a one hundred and forty eight (148) page report on findings from an assessment conducted of their lands over a two year period. The assessment was conducted between 2015-2017. The report

  • Region 1 football league making positive impact on youth..

    Atkinson Brothers Male and Waramuri Silver Sands female teams have defied all odds and emerged champs of the just concluded NAMILCO under 17 Football league after finishing on eighteen and nine points respectively. The action culminated at the Kumaka Recreational Ground over the weekend. Seven male and three female teams

  • Residents of Region # 7 (Upper Mazaruni) to receive firearms and permits before June……

    A scheduled visit to Upper Mazaruni, Region #7 Sunday last was abandoned due to unfavorable weather conditions. The visit would have seen nine serviceable firearms returned from the 140 which were surrendered during the government’s firearm amnesty in 2015. The team which was led by Minister of Public Security Kemraj

  • Ministry salutes Administrative Professionals…..

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Wednesday underscored the importance of team work in an Administrative Professional Setting as the Ministry acknowledged the contributions made by Administrative Professional Staff. Minister Allicock was addressing all nineteen Administrative Staff in the employ of the Ministry at a

  • Heritage Celebrations 2018…..

    Will value your participation in this year’s Heritage Celebrations. Entry Form for Theme Competition