Tag: Ministry of Social Protection

‘Because We Care’ cash grant is an investment in children’s futures

‘Because We Care’ cash grant is an investment in children’s futures

Anara Khan Anara Khan- July 30, 2021

Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud MP, says the Government remains committed to investing in the ... Read More

Ensuring labour force reaches its full capacity to participate in new economy

Ensuring labour force reaches its full capacity to participate in new economy

Ayana George Ayana George- August 6, 2020

—main objective for Min. of Labour Joseph Hamilton DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 6, 2020 The new Minister of Labour, Hon. ... Read More

Trafficking in Persons sees increase between 2018-2019

Trafficking in Persons sees increase between 2018-2019

Ayana George Ayana George- July 30, 2020

—mainly Venezuelans among victims DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 30, 2020 The panellists during the Ministry of Social Protection’s discussion on ... Read More

Palms is COVID-19 free!

Palms is COVID-19 free!

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 10, 2020

Georgetown, GUYANA – The Palms Elderly Care Facility is now COVID-19 free as its final three patients have made full ... Read More

$17.6 B invested into social services for 2019.

$17.6 B invested into social services for 2019.

Ayana George Ayana George- July 6, 2020

—Old Age Pensions, Public Assistance see increases DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 6, 2020. The recently published Ministry of Finance’s, End ... Read More

Old Age pensions available from July 7, NIS announces

Old Age pensions available from July 7, NIS announces

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 4, 2020

—Mon. 6 July is a public holiday  DPI, Guyana, Saturday, July 4, 2020 The National Insurance Scheme (NIS) has announced ... Read More

Beneficiaries commend COVID-19 assistance voucher initiative

Beneficiaries commend COVID-19 assistance voucher initiative

Anara Khan Anara Khan- July 2, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, July 2, 2020 The Government was commended on Thursday as forty-three beneficiaries of the COVID-19 Public Assistance ... Read More

UNICEF donates sanitation and healthcare supplies to CDC

UNICEF donates sanitation and healthcare supplies to CDC

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- June 26, 2020

—Indigenous and remote communities to benefit DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 26, 2020 The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) today, donated ... Read More

CPA protecting the nation’s children amid COVID

CPA protecting the nation’s children amid COVID

Ayana George Ayana George- June 22, 2020

—places 21 in foster homes DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 22, 2020 Childcare services have a responsibility to continue to providing ... Read More

NIS condemns false social media report

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 20, 2020

—describes it as mischievous DPI, Guyana, Saturday, June 20, 2020 The National Insurance Scheme (NIS) has dismissed an article published ... Read More

Close collaboration credited for stabilization of COVID-19 situation at the Palms

Close collaboration credited for stabilization of COVID-19 situation at the Palms

Ayana George Ayana George- June 13, 2020

— Additional trained personnel brought on DPI, Guyana, Saturday, June 13, 2020. The Ministry of Social Protection has credited close ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.