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 »

Peace Corps Response looking for Volunteers to serve in Guyana

by In Guyana, International Development, Jobs, Peace Corps, RPCVs On

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…. Read more »

Meet Alan Ince – our new Intern!

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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… Read more »

Georgetown-Lethem Road discussed in NYT article

by In Environmentalism, Guyana, International Development, News On

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… Read more »

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

by In Education, Guyana, Health, PCVs, Peace Corps On 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… Read more »