“The Seawall” – A Film Benefit and Cocktail Event

by In Guyana, News, Peace Corps On

New York, NY – April 6th 2013 Join us for an elegant evening of Fine Art, Music, Film & Cocktails from NYC to Guyana…Saturday, April 6th 2013 – 6pm – 9pm — Friends & Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Guyana (FROG) a non-profit organization of former Peace Corps volunteers will host a special screening of the award-winning 64th… Read more »

A bottle school for Guyana

by In Guyana On

FROG and Hug It Forward are teaming up to bring a bottle school to a community in Guyana in need.  You can read more about the bottle schools here – http://www.hugitforward.com/pages/show/id/1 We want to reach out to the current PCV community and ask, if you have a need for a small school or an extension… Read more »

The Seawall Goes to France

by In Guyana On

(via stabroeknews.com/) In recent weeks I have heard vehemently from several persons, here and abroad, about the need for Guyana, in the midst of all the bad news, to be shouting about the positive stories that are around. A friend in Barbados with Guyanese roots, on a recent visit here, was intrigued to learn about… Read more »

Mahdia Aerobics Program

by In FROG Projects, Guyana, Health, PCVs On

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. REQUEST OVERVIEW Several months ago women with children 5 months to 5 years agreed to participate in weekly… Read more »

Let’s Play Sports! Project

by In FROG Projects, Guyana, Health, PCVs On

The second of Rachelle Hall’s projects conducted in White Water, Region 1. REQUEST OVERVIEW 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 are not played competitively with other villages. The youth’s ages range from… Read more »

White Creek Sewing Club

by In FROG Projects, Guyana, PCVs On

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. REQUEST OVERVIEW In White Water, an Amerindian village near to the Venezuelan border, there is only one women’s group that is presently hanging on… Read more »

S.A.G.E. offers scholarships to promising Guyanese Students

by In Education, Guyana On

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… Read more »

FROG Needs Your Help

by In FROG, Guyana, Non-profit, Volunteering On

Do you like to… Write or blog about Guyana, Peace Corps and/or related topics? Design websites? Coordinate fundraisers? Learn more about the history of Peace Corps Guyana? Network? Promote 3rd Goal opportunities? Research grants? Learn how Non-Profits work? How can you help? FROG is looking for individuals interested in participating in Board activities and/or volunteering… Read more »