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Guyana Foundation Brings Relief to Communities in Need

Neil Bacchus handing over donations to residents of Phillipai. 

Neil Bacchus handing over donations to residents of Phillipai.

Over the past few weeks, the Guyana Foundation has continued its work on various fronts to bring tangible relief to communities in need. Urgently-needed items were recently distributed to residents of Phillipai, Region 7, and Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara, while the Foundation has also announced plans to launch its first Sunrise Center on the Essequibo Coast to improve the mental well-being of vulnerable residents.

On April 26, 2016, several hundred pieces of new clothing were handed-over to the remote community of Phillipai, Region 7, by one of the Foundation’s volunteers, Mr. Neil Bacchus. This donation was accepted by Village Councilor, Mr. Jack Edwin, on behalf of residents who turned up in their numbers at the Phillipai airstrip to witness the handing-over.   Continue reading

Pamela Bridgewater – Educator with a Vision – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Pamela Bridgewater – Educator with a Vision -By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Pamela Bridgewater

Pamela Bridgewater

She is quiet and unassuming but she had a sharp and enquiring mind. She is always thinking as to how she can improve the lives of children the world over. Pamela Bridgewater is a hero in the education system in Guyana. She has now brought her skills and commitment to New York where she is respected by the staff and students alike.

Pamela was born in Soesdyke on the East Bank of Demerara in Guyana. She is the last in a family of four. There are three brothers Aubrey, Samuel and Joe. Pamela’s mother was Minerva and her dad was Wishart. Pamela attended St. Mary’s Anglican School where she did well and her secondary school was at Cove and Garden. Her favorite subject was English. Continue reading

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