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FROG Funded Project – YEGG Through the Arts

Project Description Host an all day workshop which will accommodate 100 youths between the ages of 7 to 16,both males and females. Sessions in the three disciplines of Karate, Dance and Capoeira will be offered , each running for 3 hours. The youths will be introduced to the basic principles of these art forms and […]

 
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 […]

 
RPCV Highlight – Hope Wall, GUY 11

RPCV Highlight – Hope Wall, GUY 11

Name: Hope Wall GUY Group: 11 Guyana Site: Wakapoa Type of Volunteer: Health 1. What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps? Working with Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres – MSF) 2. What do you miss most about Guyana and your Peace Corps experience? Without a doubt my community – I […]

 
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:

 

GRASSROOTS Soccer – HIV Prevention Technical Advisor

Position Title: HIV Prevention Technical Advisor Division: Research and Development Reports to: CEO Location: Cape Town, South Africa Date Drafted: 15 March 2010 Desired Start Date: 1 August 2010 Organization Background: Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is an international NGO that uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize communities to stop the spread of […]

 

Guyanese take part in “All You Need is Love”

\"All You Need is Love\" On December 7th, 2009, Starbucks invited musicians from all over the world to sing “All You Need is Love” at the same time to raise awareness for AIDS in Africa. Musicians from 156 countries played the famous Beatles song, including school children from Guyana (at 2:36.) Enjoy!

 

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 […]

 

Guyana Peace Corps Response Volunteer featured on Peace Corps Website

The Peace Corps website recently featured Ashley Benson, who served as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Guyana. Working through the Catholic Relief Services, Ashley provided 6 months of much needed support to the “Program on Abstinence for Guyana”. Working with the goal of prevention in mind, Ashley found the experience to be rather rewarding. […]

 
Clean Water Project in St. Monica

Clean Water Project in St. Monica

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 […]