Youths from Upper Mazaruni District, Region Seven who are actively involved in the ongoing Hinterland Employment and Youth Service HEYS Program have indicated that they are grateful to be able to participate in this youth program since it is geared at creating that enabling environment where they can become self-sufficient.
Mr. Ovid Williams, of the MoAA ADF-GRIF Project Management Unit facilitating the scoping mission (technical preparation for the implementation of the village’s community development plan) at Mashabo, Region 2 – Feb 16, 2015. (Main Image)
To support and facilitate a participatory community process that would result in the implementation of the chosen business ventures by the various villages and communities , the MoAA ADF-GRIF Projects Unit conducted Scoping Missions and Business Development Trainings in Regions 2 , 8 and 9 respectively in three separate visits.
New Education Bill would have addressed specific needs of communities-including hinterland – President
Georgetown, GINA, March 3, 2015 Among the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Administration’s plan for the education sector is curriculum reform to meet the needs of different segments of the population, one of which is hinterlands students, and this was expected to have been addressed during the 10th Parliament, whose
The Amerindian Development Fund (ADF)-Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) Project Management Unit of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs recently launched a series of inception seminars in various hinterland regions to mark the full implementation of the project (Phase II) following the pilot stage which commenced in 2013 covering 26 villages. With
“The participation of young people in development, governance and leadership develops the enterprises of this country,” thus proclaimed Hon. Minister Pauline Sukhai in front of 124 young enthusiasts from various villages in Region 1 who attended the historic launch of the Youth Apprenticeship and Entrepreneurship Programme (YAEP) on June 22,
To ensure the readiness of Amerindian villages and communities for the initiation of their community projects financed under the Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) through the GRIF , the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs (MoAA) together with partner entity UNDP embarked on a scoping Mission for 8 villages/communities in Region 1 from
Noting the PPP/C Government’s resolve to support the implementation of village community Development Plans, His Excellency President Donald Ramotar expressed his elation over the Launch and Inception Workshop of the Community Development Plans (CDP) under the Phase I of the GRIF Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) held on March 22-23, at
Georgetown, GINA, February 24, 2013 Addressing residents of Kato, Region Eight at the community’s flag raising ceremony in commemoration of the country’s 43rd Republic Anniversary on February 22, Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai issued a call for unity and for persons to work across the political divide to hasten
Georgetown, GINA, February 1, 2013 On Thursday, January 31, 2013, Hon. Pauline Sukhai, Minister of Amerindian Affairs, accompanied by a team from the Ministry travelled to Kimbia Village, Region # 10, where she commissioned a tractor. The tractor will be utilised to enhance agricultural activities in the Village. Kimbia is
conference, where the Hon. Pauline Sukhai, Minister of Amerindian Affairs, accompanied by Nigel Dharamlall, Permanent Secretary and the various heads of department of the Ministry provided a review on the successes and challenges of the Ministry in 2012. Secure livelihood programme continues to sustain indigenous communities The National Secure livelihood