Bookshelves for Knowledge and Prosperity

Bookshelves for Knowledge and Prosperity

Caroline Deurwarder, a FROG grantee, has finished her Bookshelves for Knowledge and Prosperity project and posted about it online. You can read more about the project here – https://revisitingguyana.wordpress.com/2019/03/08/bookshelves-for-knowledge-and-prosperity-2/

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Peace Corps Museum – Be a part of it!

Peace Corps Museum – Be a part of it!

Dear RPCV, Have you noticed that there are no museums celebrating our Peace Corps service? The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience has been working to fill this gap—first, with an online presence, and ultimately with our own museum in Washington, D.C. The Museum is now actively seeking wide participation […]

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Introducing 2018 SAGE Scholar Uvannie Roopram

Introducing 2018 SAGE Scholar Uvannie Roopram

Uvannie Roopram A graduate of Rosignol Secondary School, Uvannie plans to become a software engineer after she completes her studies in Computer Science at UG. She took time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions about being a SAGE scholar and her passion for computers. What does […]

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Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program 35th Anniversary Celebration

Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program 35th Anniversary Celebration

(via http://peacecorpsworldwide.org/) WASHINGTON – Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen joined USAID Counselor Chris Milligan to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program. The joint collaboration has supported more than 25,000 projects and 2,800 training activities in 116 countries over the past three decades. On Monday, at a […]

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SAGE’s 2018 Graduates

SAGE’s 2018 Graduates

Louise MacCloud, Graduating with a Medical Degree After graduating, Louise plans to complete her required medical internship and then work at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. SAGE recently interviewed her as she prepares for life outside of the University. What advice would you give students beginning the University of Guyana […]

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Meten Meer Zorg Primary Mural

Meten Meer Zorg Primary Mural

Kelsi Zeid is an Education PCV at Meten Meer Zorg Primary on the West Bank Demerara in Region 3. FROG gave Ms. Zeid a grant for extra paint and supplies which were used to complete the World Map Project with Grade 6 students this past term. The mural project motivated […]

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Camp GLOW 2018

Camp GLOW 2018

This year’s Camp GLOW was a great success, we were able to provide the students with a lot of materials and activities that would have been a lot more difficult without FROG’s help. We had 28 students come every day along with four Guyanese counterparts to help run daily activities. […]

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The World Map Mural Project

The World Map Mural Project

FROG recently funded the World Map Mural project, an effort of Grade 7 and 8 at West Demerara Secondary School and with the guidance of Peace Corps Volunteers Taylor Laskowski and Caroline Deurwarder. You can read more about this project below. The Process Outlining the basic structure of the world […]

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The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience

The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience

The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience will soon launch virtually and has plans for a physical location in Washington, DC. For more information on the project, check out their website. The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience (MPCE) debuts virtually in 2018 and soon becomes brick and mortar in […]

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Peace Corps Guyana Blogs

Peace Corps Guyana Blogs

If you’re curious about the lives of current Peace Corps Guyana volunteers, here’s a list of blogs you can follow, Samantha Daisy: https://onepeopleonedestinyblog.wordpress.com/ Brittany Kernagis: http://www.instagram.com/bkernagis/ Cristina Miller: http://www.instagram.com/meateatingvegan/ Carly Ratekin: http://www.carlyratekin.com/ Chelsea Roderick: http://www.chelsearoderick.blogspot.com/ Cara Rohdenburg: http://www.mindthepiranhas.blogspot.com/ Kelsi Seid: http://peacecorpskelsi.tumblr.com/ Rebecca Tatarsky: http://www.beccatat.blogspot.com/

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