Guyana

 
 
Guyana A.R.T.S. Summer Program

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. program designed to build and strengthen the community of youth and teens in the area. The project has been very successful thus far, […]

 

Peace Corps Response looking for Volunteers to serve in Guyana

The Peace Corps Response program (formally known as Crisis Corps) has two open positions for Volunteers in Guyana. ICT Teacher at the Yakusari Primary School -The ICT teacher will work in close collaboration with the school to develop a new computer lab and work with students and the wider community to teach basic computer skills. […]

 
Meet Alan Ince – our new Intern!

Meet Alan Ince – our new Intern!

FROG is very pleased to introduce our very first intern, Alan Ince. Recently, as FROG was discussing our need for more assistance and the possibility of starting an internship program, Alan contacted us about his interest in Guyana and helping our organization during the summer. Being a great opportunity for both FROG and Alan, we […]

 
RPCV Highlight – Tim Delaney, GUY 12

RPCV Highlight – Tim Delaney, GUY 12

Name: Tim Delaney GUY Group: GUY 12 Guyana Site: Dartmouth Type of Volunteer: Education 1. What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps? After I finished my 3rd year in Guyana in 2006 I spent a few months at home in Buffalo, both looking for jobs in Africa and helping with the […]

 

Georgetown-Lethem Road discussed in NYT article

The Georgetown-Lethem Road, deemed “one of South America’s most remarkable roads,â€? was featured in Sunday’s New York Times. The article and audio slide show discusses the impact of improving the road and how the country is torn between economic development and preserving the pristine environment. From the article: “The road is a physical manifestation of […]

 
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:

 

U.S. Peace Corps Swears-in 22nd Group of Volunteers in Guyana

http://www.guyanachronicleonline.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11461:us-peace-corps-swearing-more-guyana-volunteers-today&catid=2:news&Itemid=3#Scene_1 U.S. Peace Corps swearing more Guyana volunteers   Tuesday, 30 March 2010 04:11 PEACE Corps Guyana will, at 10:00 h today, swear in its 22nd group of volunteers at a ceremony in the Theatre Guild Playhouse, Kingston, Georgetown. This 33 arrived in the country last February 7 and had been engaged in an intensive […]

 

World Bank: Guyana’s Agriculture Sector Will Benefit from Risk Assessment

Here is an interesting article a colleague sent to me.  Read here: http://go.worldbank.org/OWS1TE27G0

 
RPCV Highlight – Jason Rosen, GUY 3

RPCV Highlight – Jason Rosen, GUY 3

Name: Jason Rosen GUY Group: GUY 3 Guyana Site: Bartica, Georgetown Type of Volunteer: Urban Youth Development, Prison Reform and supporting the Guyana Olympic Association What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps? Well, its been almost 11 years since my COS, and in that time I basically have been working in […]

 

Guyana Featured in New York Times

Into the Wild in Lush Guyana By TARA MULHOLLAND Published: February 7, 2010 Guyana’s stunning scenery and abundant wildlife make it a haven for adventurers and eco-tourists.