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FROG 2014 (FY2013) News Letter

Read our latest newsletter by following the link to download a PDF: FROG 2014 (FY 2013) News Letter

 

“The Seawall” – A Film Benefit and Cocktail Event

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 […]

 
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 […]

 

A bottle school for Guyana

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 […]

 

The Seawall Goes to France

(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 […]

 
Mahdia Aerobics Program

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. REQUEST OVERVIEW Several months ago women with children 5 months to 5 years agreed to participate in weekly […]

 
Let’s Play Sports! Project

Let’s Play Sports! Project

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 […]

 
White Creek Sewing Club

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. 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 […]

 

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 […]

 

FROG Needs Your Help

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 […]