• MoIPA signs Collaboration Agreement with GTA to advance community-led Tourism

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) on Wednesday signed a collaboration Agreement with the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) which is aimed at aligning strategies to improve community owned and led tourism enterprises in receptive villages across the hinterland. It will also see a framework and action plan developed to

  • We cannot afford disunity- Minister Allicock tells residents of Karasabai …..

    Residents of Karasabai, Region 9 were assured that the Government remains committed to ensuring all Guyanese remain united amidst efforts by rouge political elements of the opposition to cause division. This was the message to residents by Vice President and Minster of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during a ministerial

  • Government continues to make a great difference in lives of Indigenous Peoples- Minister Garrido Lowe….

    Suruma Village in Region 9, over the past three and a half years, has significantly benefited from Government support through economic and social interventions. Since 2015, the village has received in excess of twenty million dollars towards improving its standard of living. More than thirteen million dollars was injected towards

  • “The impossible became possible” – Monkey Mountain Youth in Brazil on training for Lapidary project

    Ten anxious youth from Monkey Mountain in Region 8 on Wednesday embarked on a one month training in Boa Vista, Brazil for the much touted Lapidary project, the first of its kind in Guyana. The youth, five males and five females made the journey to the neighbouring State of Roraima,

  • Government touting Lucrative Industries in Region 9 come 2020.

    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

  • Government touting Lucrative Industries in Region 9 come 2020.

    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

  • Youth Center to be restored in Old Kara Kara, Linden, Region 10.

    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.

  • Minister Garrido-Lowe takes outreach to Kwakwani…..

    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

  • Aishalton women now producing their own home made Soaps…

    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