Guyana A.R.T.S. Summer Program

by In Education, FROG Projects, Guyana, PCVs On

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,… Read more »

Film Screening in Washington, DC THIS Friday: The Seawall

by In FROG Projects On

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…. Read more »

Roundup: FROG Funded Projects for 2010

by In FROG Projects On

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…. Read more »

Postcards from Canal #1 Learning Center Students

by In Education, FROG Projects, PCVs On

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… Read more »

The Seawall screening at REDCAT Theatre in L.A.

by In FROG, FROG Projects On

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… Read more »

The LGGCC Library Project

by In Education, FROG Projects, Philanthropy On

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… Read more »

Clean Water Project in St. Monica

by In FROG Projects, Guyana, Health, News, RPCVs On

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… Read more »