The ‘Snake People’ of Bartica – Patriciafaye Marshall, GUY 1

FROG had the great pleasure to interview GUY 1 member Patriciafaye Marshall about her experience in Guyana. Below is the first installment of her two part interview.
Patriciafaye Marshall
Group: GUY 1 Location: Lethem and Bartica Type of Volunteer: Education
Where did you live in Guyana? Can you describe your experience?

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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

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Mike Geurink, We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You

On behalf of the Friends and RPCVs of Guyana community, we would like to thank Mike Geurink for all that he’s done in the last two years as FROG President. Without his leadership and hard work, FROG wouldn’t be where it is today – a growing organization that consistently

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RPCV Highlight – Mark Hejinian, GUY 17

Name: Mark Hejinian
GUY Group: Guy17
Guyana Site: Affiance, Essequibo Coast
Type of Volunteer: Health (and whatever else came my way)
1. What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps?
After COSing in April 2008, I started law school at Georgetown University Law Center. I’m about

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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 – 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

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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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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:

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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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