Climate Change in the Caribbean – Guyana Becoming a Green State

Guyana is well known as a small Caribbean country on the northern coast of South America, but that is about to change. Guyanese President David Granger expressed his agenda to place Guyana on the path to creating and becoming a ‘green’ state at the 71st Regular Session of

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Kwatamang New Road Project

FROG was able to assist Nicholas Smith with funding to purchase tractor fuel, with the intent on building a new road for his village – Kwatamang New Road Project. The road is now complete, and community members can now avoid trudging through muddy water to get from one end of

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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

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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

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Peace Corps to open program in Colombia

On May 11, 2010, Peace Corps announced that the Colombian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaime Bermadez and Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams met to sign an Understanding to establish a Peace Corps program in Colombia.
“We are honored that the government of Colombia has invited Peace Corps to establish

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Georgetown-Lethem Road discussed in NYT article

The Georgetown-Lethem Road deemed “one of South America’s most remarkable roads” was featured in Sunday’s New York Times. The article and audio slideshow 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

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GRASSROOT 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

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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

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Collaborative Mapping in Developing Countries

For past two years I’ve been a board member of the RPCV group Friends & RPCVs of Guyana (FROG) and as nonprofits go, it takes time to build up membership, fund raise, continue outreach and develop our programs but I’m confident that we’re progressing at a solid pace.
There’s plenty

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Playing for Change – Peace Through Music

Check out this totally awesome organization that is dedicated to connecting the world through music, by providing resources to musicians and their communities. Playing For Change created a documentary film series and are hosting a benefit concert soon. Their “Stand By Me” film show street performers all over the world

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