FROG Projects

 
 

Film Screening in Washington, DC THIS Friday: The Seawall

Come celebrate Guyana at the FROG fundraiser and film screening event in Washington, DC. The evening includes a screening of the narrative short film, The Seawall, by Guyanese filmmaker Mason Richards and a special guest speaker, the Guyana Ambassador to the United States, Bayney Karran. All proceeds from the event go to FROGs grant program. […]

 
Roundup: FROG Funded Projects for 2010

Roundup: FROG Funded Projects for 2010

Since the start of FROG’s grants program in March 2009, FROG has funded seven projects in Guyana, with five completed and two in progress. The total amount of funding given to date is US$2,630.00. The projects were led by current and past Peace Corps Volunteers serving in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 9. […]

 
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 […]

 

Personal Experiences and Stories from St. Monica – Karawab Clean Water Project

Some of the volunteers who participated in the Clean Water project shared their personal experiences: From Phillip Chan, Jefferson Medical College (MS2) Awesome trip this year!  At first, I was a bit more anxious having a larger group with us, and trying to get everyone out to the village all in one piece.  In the […]

 
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.

 
The Seawall screening at REDCAT Theatre in L.A.

The Seawall screening at REDCAT Theatre in L.A.

Mason Richards’ narrative short film will be screening as part of the Cal Arts Film Directing Showcase 2010 on Friday, May 7th at 8pm at REDCAT Theatre in Los Angeles (631 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 – (213) 237-2800.) All are encouraged to attend! The film, centers around, Marjorie, an older Guyanese woman […]

 
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 […]

 
Clean Water Project in St. Monica

Clean Water Project in St. Monica

Beneficiaries: Congratulations to Philip Chan, an RPCV from Guyana, who won our hearts – and our first small grant – with his proposal to assist a small villiage in Guyana in their effort to obtain clean drinking water.  Please take a moment to read his magnificent project report below. PROJECT REPORT FROM PHILLIP CHAN (Slightly […]

 
Georgetown Seawall Cleanup Day

Georgetown Seawall Cleanup Day

A number of Peace Corps Volunteers, Red Cross volunteers, and members of Youth Challenge Guyana and the Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA) joined forces to beautify a portion of the Georgetown seawall and spread the word about environmental friendliness and the importance of keeping public spaces clean.  The Friends and RPCVs of Guyana donated funds […]