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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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    Youths in Upper Mazaruni, Region 7 excited about the HEYS Program

    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.

    MoAA ADF-GRIF Project Management Unit – Update

      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)            

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    Amerindian Land Titling (ALT) Project – Update March 2015

    AMERINDIAN LAND TITLING (ALT) PROJECT: Little Kaniballi-Santa Cruz Village General Meeting held on March 18, 2015 spearheaded by MoAA-ALT Technical Team, examining maps of requested extension, with ALT Sworn Lands Surveyor. (Main Picture)    

  • Sand Creek Cultural Group

    Here is a video of the Sand Creek Cultural Group.

  • 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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    MOAA Conducts Land Titling Activities

    January, 2015 In January, 2015, the ALT PMU discussed the proposed Annual Work Plan (AWP) during a Project Board Meeting held on the 12th, at the MoAA. The AWP was later reviewed and adjusted to fit the requirements of the UNDP ATLAS financial system, approved and signed on January 27th

  • 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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    Healthy Lifestyle

    What is a Healthy Lifestyle? According to the UN Declaration on Human Rights, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and his family, including food, clothing, housing, and medical care, and the necessary social services, and the right to security