Meet 2016 SAGE Scholar Tejyas Singh

We recently caught up with one of our newest scholars, Teyjas Singh, to talk about his first semester at UG, where he is studying Civil Engineering.
Tejyas Singh grew up in New Amsterdam, where his interest in Civil Engineering was piqued at a young age. When the pontoon bridge was being

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Meet 2016 SAGE Scholar Reuel Sookdeo

What are you studying at UG and why?
I am pursuing Electrical Engineering at the University of Guyana. Electrical Engineering fascinates me mostly because of the aspects of developing technology; improving and implementing safer and more efficient livelihood for society and the future to come.
What is your favorite

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Report from the FROG Funded Art Camp in Charity, GY

Congratulations to Marissa Garcia, a Peace Corps Volunteer from GUY24, on the successful completion of Art Camp in Charity. Here is the summary of her work, along with some great pictures!
Summary
Art Camp started July 15th and ended July 19th from 12:30pm to 3-4pm depending on the activity that

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FROG Project – St. Barnabas Reading Program

The assignment was to upgrade the reading instruction at St. Barnabas Special School. No child enrolled in the school could read beyond a 7 years 4 months reading age (and most fell below a 6 year reading age level) and when my term of service began and no teacher

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SAGE offers scholarships to promising Guyanese Students

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

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Guyana A.R.T.S. Summer Program

Mica Gaard, a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in Guyana, was a recipient of a FROG Grant earlier in 2010. Serving in the Corentyne, Berbice district of Guyana, Mica pioneered the Guyana A.R.T.S. Summer program designed to build and strengthen the community of youth and teens in the area. The project

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Postcards from Canal #1 Learning Center Students – Edith Yoo

A welcome surprise arrived in our Inbox recently.  Edith Yoo, a Peace Corps volunteer and FROG Funds recipient, was kind enough to scan and email a number of thank-you cards written by her students.   We could say more, but we’d rather let the postcards speak for themselves.  For more information

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St. Monica – Karawab Clean Water Project

RPCV Phillip Chan, Guy 15, was a repeat recipient of a FROG Grant. He returned to Guyana during his spring break from Jefferson Medical College with 5 of his classmates to continue on the work he started last year in St. Monica. Here is a summary of his project report:

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