Mahdia Aerobics Program

Guyana Peace Corps Volunteer, B. Ryan Dunn K. Komeh has concluded her FROG sponsored health project encouraging women to actively take control of their well being and bring to life a new exercise class in the community.

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Several months ago women with children 5 months to 5

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Let’s Play Sports! Project

The second of Rachelle Hall’s projects – Let’s Play Sports! Project – conducted in White Water, Region 1.
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The youth sports group of White Water consists of separate boys and girls teams. The sports played include cricket and football, but additional activities are often integrated, although they

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White Creek Sewing Club

Rachelle Hall serving in White Water, Region 1, has completed TWO projects with ONE FROG Grant! Way to go Rachelle! Here is what she had to say about here first project.  Here is the White Creek Sewing Club project!

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In White Water, an Amerindian village near to the

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FROG Grants back, better than ever!

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

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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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Film Screening in Washington, DC THIS Friday: The Seawall

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

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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,

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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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Stories from St. Monica-Karawab Clean Water Project

Some of the volunteers who participated in the St. Monica – Karawab 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

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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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