CDO’s urged to be more proactive in respective regions..

Community Development Officers CDO’s were reminded to remain proactive in the respective indigenous villages and communities that they oversee. This was emphasized last Wednesday by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during his address to the CDO’s in the employ of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’

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Significant allocations for hinterland development in Budget 2018.

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock and Minister within Valerie Garrido-Lowe say they are pleased with the 2018 National Budgetary allocations for the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs. Several projects are expected to be executed come 2018 which will ensure villages and communities are positively impacted

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Minister Allicock pleased with construction works on Tertiary Dormitory….

Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock recently visited the Liliendaal, E.C.D location where the Hinterland Tertiary Student Dormitory is being constructed. Minister Allicock said he eagerly anticipates the completion of this project since it will provide “the accommodation for many many students who will be coming out from the

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MoIPA and Social Protection continues to collaborate on social issues in Hinterland Villages……

Forty five indigenous village leaders and councilors from Region 9 (North Rupununi) recently benefitted from a sensitization training of their rights and responsibilities under the Sexual Offences Act, the Domestic Violence Act, the Labour Act and the Combating Trafficking in Persons act. Twenty two leaders from eight communities in the

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Twenty one youth from Swann benefit from Catering and Auto Mechanic training.

Twenty youth from the community of Swan on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway benefitted from Catering and Auto Mechanics training through the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs flagship program the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program. The recent one-week training saw the youth displaying their culinary skill which is intended to boost

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Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe champions’ agriculture drive in Kwebanna- farmers grateful for tools received.

Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe on September 15 last handed over a quantity of agricultural tools to twenty five farmers from Kwebanna, Region One. Among the tools received were cutlasses, files, hoes, water cans, shovels and pick axes and were handed over during an outreach

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Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe champions’ agriculture drive in Kwebanna- farmers grateful for tools received.

Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, on September 15 last handed over a quantity of agricultural tools to twenty five farmers from Kwebanna, Region One. Among the tools received were cutlasses, files, hoes, water cans, shovels and pick axes and were handed over during an outreach

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