Tag: Pensioners

River taxis commissioned – to offer free service to students, pensioners in Regions Five, Six

River taxis commissioned – to offer free service to students, pensioners in Regions Five, Six

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 27, 2022

Free transportation for school children and old-age pensioners from Rosignol, Region Five to New Amsterdam, Region Six has been reconvened ... Read More

Vulnerable persons to benefit extensively from budget 2022

Vulnerable persons to benefit extensively from budget 2022

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- February 2, 2022

Citizens, young and old can look forward to new and improved services from the Ministry of Human Services and Social ... Read More

Years later, Region Two residents receive pension books, delayed NIS payments

Years later, Region Two residents receive pension books, delayed NIS payments

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- December 20, 2021

Residents along the Essequibo Coast received first-time access to pension books and delayed National Insurance Scheme (NIS) after years of ... Read More

Region Three pensioners receive Govt’s one-off cash grant, grateful for the initiative

Region Three pensioners receive Govt’s one-off cash grant, grateful for the initiative

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- October 25, 2021

Committed to improving the livelihood of senior citizens, the government on Monday rolled out the $25,000 one-off cash grant to ... Read More

Early pension book distribution to reduce frustration of old age pensioners

Early pension book distribution to reduce frustration of old age pensioners

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- October 21, 2021

The early distribution of the 2022 old-age pension books by the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security is geared ... Read More

More than 2,000 Region Five pensioners benefit from Govt’s one-off cash grant

More than 2,000 Region Five pensioners benefit from Govt’s one-off cash grant

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- October 13, 2021

Some 2,018 pensioners in Region Five have benefitted from the government’s $25,000 one-off cash grant, which is geared at cushioning ... Read More

Use banking system – Human Services Minister urges pensioners

Use banking system – Human Services Minister urges pensioners

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- October 4, 2021

-as Region Four senior citizens benefit from Govt’s $25,000 one-off grant Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya ... Read More

Citizens laud new relief measures announced by President Ali

Citizens laud new relief measures announced by President Ali

Neola Damon Neola Damon- August 18, 2021

Citizens are lauding the Government for its continued efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable groups amid the Covid pandemic. ... Read More

Pensioners welcome Govt’s $1.6 billion one-off payment

Pensioners welcome Govt’s $1.6 billion one-off payment

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- August 17, 2021

Some 65,000 pensioners are set to benefit from $25,000 each or a total of $1.6 billion the Government has introduced ... Read More

MoHSSS advocating improved accommodations for pensioners at Post Offices

MoHSSS advocating improved accommodations for pensioners at Post Offices

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- April 14, 2021

Hon Dr. Vindhya Vasini Persaud, Ministry of Human Services and Social Security (MoHSSS) met virtually with the Guyana Post Office’s ... Read More

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