Work commences on approximately $200M all-weather Road through North and Central Rupununi – Government committed to improving road network

Close to four thousand residents of the Rupununi, (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) Region 9 will soon benefit from improved road connectivity with the commencement of phase one of the alignment of new roads through Nappi and its satellites and Yupukari and its satellites. The alignment which commenced almost a week ago

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Minister Sydney Allicock holds fruitful discussions with NTC Executive…..

Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock addressed several concerns raised by the Executive of the National Toshao’s Council (NTC) on Tuesday while attending the body’s statutory meeting at the Hadfield Street location. Among the issues addressed were the current political situation in Guyana, Village Improvement Plans, the Hinterland Employment

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Ground Coffee Project applauded ….Tremendous benefits for the Region……

Coffee Farmers in Moruca have received staunch commendations from Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs for their commitment to the project which is intended to significantly contribute to the upliftment of their families and ultimately their communities. The farmers are caring for approximately twelve thousand coffee seedlings on

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Celebrating the Ministry’s Social Work Department on World Social Work Day –MoIPA invested in excess of $300 M to improve social services across Hinterland over the last three years

Indigenous Communities, patients of the Georgetown Public Hospital Cooperation and other Public Hospitals continue to benefit from initiatives aimed at improving the social and welfare aspect of living. Social Work is a profession that has been developed to administer to the very large and complex Human Service System put in

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Kwakwani Launches Women’s Group….

Approximately forty women in Kwakwani, Region 10 have embarked on empowering themselves and have established a Women’s Group there. The women proudly launched their group recently with several pieces of beautiful handmade craft on display. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe who has direct responsibility of

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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

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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

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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

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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

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