Friends & RPCVs of Guyana

The Guyana Cancer Foundation Launches

Guyana Cancer Foundation
After years of conducting cancer awareness through Avon Community Help Fund (ACHF), the Guyana Cancer Foundation (GCF) finally registered on June 1, 2016, and officially launched on Thursday 29th September 2016 at the Marriott Hotel.

The president and person behind the creation of Guyana Cancer Foundation,

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FROG Funded Project | YEGG Through the Arts

YEGG 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 three hours. The youths will be introduced to the

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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.

Several months ago women with children 5 months to 5

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Let’s Play Sports! Project

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

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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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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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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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Guyanese take part in “All You Need is Love”

“All You Need is Love”
On December 7th, 2009, Starbucks invited musicians from all over the world to sing “All You Need is Love” at the same time to raise awareness for AIDS in Africa. Musicians from 156 countries played the famous Beatles song, including school children from Guyana

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Guyana Peace Corps Response Volunteer featured on Peace Corps Website

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

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