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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 her Art Camp project in the village of 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 […]

 
FROG Funded PCV Project: St. Barnabas Reading Program

FROG Funded PCV 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 in st. Barnabas was actually engaged […]

 

S.A.G.E. 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 the financial means to do […]

 
Guyana A.R.T.S. Summer Program

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. program designed to build and strengthen the community of youth and teens in the area. The project has been very successful thus far, […]

 
Postcards from Canal #1 Learning Center Students

Postcards from Canal #1 Learning Center Students

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 on Edith Yoo’s FROG Funded […]

 
St. Monica – Karawab Clean Water Project

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:

 

After School Homework Help in Canal #1

Edith Yoo, PCV Guy20, recently completed her project to enhance the after school homework help program at the Two Brothers Primary Accelerated Learning Center in Canal #1.

 

U.S. Peace Corps Swears-in 22nd Group of Volunteers in Guyana

http://www.guyanachronicleonline.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11461:us-peace-corps-swearing-more-guyana-volunteers-today&catid=2:news&Itemid=3#Scene_1 U.S. Peace Corps swearing more Guyana volunteers   Tuesday, 30 March 2010 04:11 PEACE Corps Guyana will, at 10:00 h today, swear in its 22nd group of volunteers at a ceremony in the Theatre Guild Playhouse, Kingston, Georgetown. This 33 arrived in the country last February 7 and had been engaged in an intensive […]

 
The LGGCC Library Project

The LGGCC Library Project

The La Grange Group of Concerned Citizens The La Grange Group of Concerned Citizens (LGGCC) is a non-governmental organization that was established in 2002 by a group of civic-minded individuals who reside in the villages of La Grange, Bagotville, and Nismes, Guyana.  The mission of the organization is to improve the standard of living for […]

 

Education Pioneers Analyst Position Open

Position:          Analyst Location:        Bay Area The Analyst will gather and analyze quantitative and qualitative data that will be used by Education Pioneers staff and leadership to inform strategy, assess progress against business goals, make business decisions, and improve day-to-day performance.  Major areas of responsibility include: