FROG Quarterly Update: July – September 2011

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Greetings from Friends & RPCVs of Guyana! To help better inform you about what FROG and our community is up to, we will now post quarterly updates on our website. If you have questions about what FROG is up to, contact us at board@guyfrog.org. Since July 2011, we have: Held Board meetings on July 12th,… Read more »

The October 1st Grant Application Deadline is Quickly Approaching

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It’s that time of year – another FROG Grant deadline is almost here! FROG provides assistance in the form of small grants and resources to support community driven projects. The FROG Grant Program funds projects that support education, the arts, health, the environment, and social and economic development. Grants are awarded for projects up to $500…. Read more »

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From the National Peace Corps Association: After two years of planning, the National Peace Corps Association is finally LESS THAN ONE MONTH away from its Landmark 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps Events! To date, we have over 3700 registered participants you can check to see if you and your friends are on the Historical Record… Read more »

FROG Quarterly Update: April – June 2011

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Greetings from Friends & RPCVs of Guyana! To help better inform you about what FROG and our community is up to, we will now post quarterly updates on our website. If you have questions about what FROG is up to, contact us at board@guyfrog.org. Since April 2011, we have: Handed out two new FROG grants:… Read more »

Corps Stories – ‘Who I was, who we are’ – Patriciafaye Marshall, GUY 1

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FROG had the great pleasure to interview GUY 1 member Patriciafaye Marshall about her experience in Guyana. Here is the second installment of her interview. Patriciafaye Marshall Group: GUY 1 Location: Lethem and Bartica Type of Volunteer: Education What did you learn from your Peace Corps experience? I really think that just going with the flow and being… Read more »

Corps Stories – The ‘Snake People’ of Bartica – Patriciafaye Marshall, GUY 1

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FROG had the great pleasure to interview GUY 1 member Patriciafaye Marshall about her experience in Guyana. Below is the first installment of her two part interview. Patriciafaye Marshall Group: GUY 1 Location: Lethem and Bartica Type of Volunteer: Education   Where did you live in Guyana? Can you describe your experience? We lived in Lethem and… Read more »

FROG Grants back, better than ever!

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For the last several months the Friends & RPCVs of Guyana Board has worked hard to revamp the growing FROG Grants program. We thank you for your patience during this time and we hope the new process makes applying and receiving a grant easier for both applicants and the review board. While much about the… Read more »

S.A.G.E. offers scholarships to promising Guyanese Students

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S.A.G.E. (Scholarship for Advanced Guyanese Education) is a scholarship program started by a group of former World Teach volunteers who taught in secondary schools throughout Guyana. They established a scholarship fund for promising secondary school students who would like to attend the University of Guyana, but who do not have the financial means to do… Read more »

Corps Stories – An “Exotic Existence” – William Marshall, GUY 1

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William Marshall GUY Group: GUY 1 Guyana Site: Lethem & Bartica Type of Volunteer: Education   1.      What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps? Since it’s been over 40 years that I was a PCV…I guess you could say I’ve lived the majority of my life.  2.      What do you miss most… Read more »