Tag: hinterland

First 18 families receive homes under Lethem Housing Support programme

First 18 families receive homes under Lethem Housing Support programme

- January 27, 2024

Eighteen (18) low-income families of Lethem, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) received the keys to their new homes in Culvert ... Read More

‘Education fosters skilled workforce, enhances democratic values’– Min. Manickchand

‘Education fosters skilled workforce, enhances democratic values’– Min. Manickchand

- January 22, 2024

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand has emphasised that in a developing nation like Guyana, education plays a vital role in ... Read More

Over 1000 indigenous persons helped with various issues in 2023 – Min. Sukhai

Over 1000 indigenous persons helped with various issues in 2023 – Min. Sukhai

- January 15, 2024

The Ministry of Amerindian Affairs’ Welfare Department has helped more than 1000 indigenous persons to resolve various matters concerning their ... Read More

$93.3M expended to fund hinterland scholarship students in 2023

$93.3M expended to fund hinterland scholarship students in 2023

- January 12, 2024

- 774 students were enrolled in the programme last year With education being a paramount priority for the government, the ... Read More

Hope and Justice Centre to be launched soon – Min. Persaud

Hope and Justice Centre to be launched soon – Min. Persaud

- January 3, 2024

Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr Vindhya Persaud announced the upcoming launch of a new facility geared at ... Read More

Region One communities see development boost from major investments

Region One communities see development boost from major investments

- November 22, 2023

In three years, over 300 households in the communities of Kariako, Kokerite, Warapoka, and Unity Grant in the Moruca sub-district, ... Read More

Almost $3.4B in contracts inked for hinterland roads

Almost $3.4B in contracts inked for hinterland roads

- November 9, 2023

In a bid to continuously improve accessibility and connectivity within the hinterland communities, contracts totalling almost $3.4 billion were on ... Read More

Major infrastructural projects in pipeline for Tobago, other Region One villages

Major infrastructural projects in pipeline for Tobago, other Region One villages

- November 8, 2023

With several infrastructural undertakings set for the Mabaruma sub-district, Region One, some $2.4 million will be invested for the rehabilitation ... Read More

Health Ministry taking steps to enhance cancer care services nationwide

Health Ministry taking steps to enhance cancer care services nationwide

- October 27, 2023

The Ministry of Health is actively engaged in broadening its cancer services, extending its reach to remote regions throughout the ... Read More

Two dormitories costing $75M commissioned at Leonora Secondary

Two dormitories costing $75M commissioned at Leonora Secondary

- October 23, 2023

Students from far-flung communities in Region Three will no longer have to travel back and forth to school, as two ... Read More