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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Good leadership will bring prosperity -Vice President Sydney Allicock to Leaders and Residents of St. Cuthberts/Pakuri

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the current band of leaders from St. Cuthberts Village/Pakuri must recognize that good governance is the key to success. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock addresses the gathering during the annual Village Day Celebrations. The

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Unity and leaving a Legacy, key to advancement of indigenous peoples – Ministers Allicock and Garrido-Lowe

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock at the conclusion of five days and nights of exhibiting that unique indigenous culture has expressed gratitude to participants for making the activities to mark the beginning of Indigenous Heritage Month 2017 a resounding success. The crowd that gathered for

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2017 North Pakaraima’s Football Tournament a resounding success..

Residents and athletes have expressed gratitude to Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe for her invaluable contribution and unwavering support for the North Pakaraima’s Football Tournament which kicked off on Sunday last in Paramakatoi Village, Region 8. According to residents this is the first time officials

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