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WDC Fundraiser & Meeting, May 25, 2014

Please make plans to join members, friends, and the board of FROG in Washington DC May 24-25 for a a general meeting and a fundraiser. Fundraiser Sunday, May 25th, starting at 6 pm Local 16, 1602 U St NW, DC $5 drink specials for first hour 10% of net sales from bar donated to FROG […]

 

Report from the FROG Funded Art Camp in Charity, GY

Congratulations to Marissa Garcia, a Peace Corps Volunteer from GUY24, on the successful completion of her Art Camp project in the village of Charity. Here is the summary of her work, along with some great pictures! Summary Art Camp started July 15th and ended July 19th from 12:30pm to 3-4pm depending on the activity that […]

 

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 […]

 
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 […]

 

The October 1st Grant Application Deadline is Quickly Approaching

It’s that time of year – another FROG Grant deadline is almost here! FROG provides assistance in the form of small grants and resources to support community driven projects. The FROG Grant Program funds projects that support education, the arts, health, the environment, and social and economic development. Grants are awarded for projects up to $500. […]

 
Kwatamang New Road Project

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. The road is now complete, and community members can now avoid trudging through muddy water to get from one end of the village to the other. REQUEST OVERVIEW Kwatamang is a […]

 
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 […]

 

FROG Grants back, better than ever!

For the last several months the Friends & RPCVs of Guyana Board has worked hard to revamp the growing FROG Grants program. We thank you for your patience during this time and we hope the new process makes applying and receiving a grant easier for both applicants and the review board. While much about the […]