Tag: Social Services

$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

Lindeners continue to benefit from social support amid COVID-19

Lindeners continue to benefit from social support amid COVID-19

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 30, 2020

—Blossom Inc. providing support in Reg 10 DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 30, 2020 As Guyanese join the rest of the ... Read More

Community Advocates Programme continues deliver effective service

Community Advocates Programme continues deliver effective service

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Social Protection continues to implement programmes for effective service delivery and the Community Advocates Programme is ... Read More

Several reports adopted in National Assembly- improved social services guaranteed

Several reports adopted in National Assembly- improved social services guaranteed

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 19, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Friday, January 19, 2018 The Interim Report of the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee on Economic Services, and the First ... Read More

Govt policies seeks to empower citizens – Min. Ally

Govt policies seeks to empower citizens – Min. Ally

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 7, 2017

DPI Guyana, Thursday, December 7, 2017 Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally told the National Assembly, on Thursday, that while ... Read More

Social Protection roundtable focuses on Gender Equality, Social Inclusion

Social Protection roundtable focuses on Gender Equality, Social Inclusion

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 4, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, December 04, 2017 A roundtable discussion centred around the issue of gender-based violence and the services that ... Read More

More persons now benefitting from Public Assistance programme

More persons now benefitting from Public Assistance programme

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 3, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Effective January 1 2017, the Ministry of Social Protection’s Public Assistance was increased from ... Read More

New programme coming to address social issues in hinterland

New programme coming to address social issues in hinterland

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 27, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, April 27, 2016 The Ministry of Social Protection’s, Social Services department will be implementing a community advocate ... Read More

Child Protection Agency to implement new programme to encourage foster care

Child Protection Agency to implement new programme to encourage foster care

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 25, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, November 25, 2016 The Social Services Ministry plans to implement a new mentorship programme to further encourage ... Read More

Social Protection Ministry to implement minimum standards to improve elderly care

Social Protection Ministry to implement minimum standards to improve elderly care

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 24, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, November 24, 2016 Elderly citizens will soon benefit from improved care through the Ministry of Social Protection’s ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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