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
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.
Several months ago women with children 5 months to 5
The second of Rachelle Hall’s projects – Let’s Play Sports! Project – conducted in White Water, Region 1.
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
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
A welcome surprise arrived in our Inbox recently. Edith Yoo, a Peace Corps volunteer and FROG Funds recipient, was kind enough to scan and email a number of thank-you cards written by her students. We could say more, but we’d rather let the postcards speak for themselves. For more information
Edith Yoo, PCV Guy20, recently completed her project to enhance the after school homework help program at the Two Brothers Primary Accelerated Learning Center in Canal #1.
U.S. Peace Corps swearing more Guyana volunteers
Tuesday, 30 March 2010 04:11
Peace Corps Guyana will, at 10:00 am today, swear in its 22nd group of volunteers in Guyana at a ceremony in the Theatre Guild
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
A Peace Corps Volunteer died recently in Tanzania in a rock climbing incident. Joseph Chow, 23 from Scarsdale, NY died in southern Tanzania after previously serving in Kenya until their program was suspended. He then transferred to the Tanzania program and served as an education volunteer until his death on
As we all know, the worldwide Peace Corps community is a close bunch. When a part of that community is in need, no matter the geographic region, we are there to help however we can.
Below are some links and information about relief efforts to the island nation of Samoa.