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Minister Garrido-Lowe makes welcomed hospital visit

Several indigenous persons caring for their sick in the Pediatric Ward of the country’s premier Health Institution the Georgetown Public Hospital on Wednesday welcomed an impromptu visit by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe. While there, Minister Lowe interacted with the Doctors, Nurses, Parents and Relatives

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Wakapoa: Signing of Micro-capital Grant Agreement (MCGA) at a Public meeting with Officials of MoAA and Toshao on 11th March, 2015. The grant will be used for the setting up of a Coffee-processing plant proposed by the Community.

MOAA Kicks Off ADF-GRIF Scoping Mission And Business Development Trainings In 3 Regions

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.

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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

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Section of participants at St. Ignatius Inception Conference for Regions 9 Communities to mark commencement of implementation of Community Development Plans (CDPs) on 3rd January, 2015

MoAA launches ADF-GRIF Project (Phase II)

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

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MOAA launches YAEP; inducts apprentices in Region 1

“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,

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Region 1 Communities ink agreements to commence Community Development Projects

  Seven communities of Region 1 signed agreements for their communities to commence receiving funding from the Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) for their Community Development Projects (CDPs) on the 10th and 11th of May, 2013. The legal representatives of the villages/communities, and Hon. Minister Pauline Sukhai signed the agreements. The

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