Ministry of Education, Guyana

Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - Time: 1:00pm - Region 4 No. Venue Schools to be served at Venue 1 Timehri Primary, East Bank Timehri Primary, Timehri Nursery 2 Soesdyke Primary, East Bank Soesdyke Primary, Soesdyke Secondary, Soesdyke No. 1 Nursery. 3 St. Mary's Primary, East Bank St. Mary's Primary; Soesdyke No. 2  Nursery; Pearl Nursery 4 Friendship Secondary, East Bank Friendship Secondary, Oleander Nursery, Supply Primary, Little Friends Nursery 5 Craig Primary, East Bank Craig Primary, Craig Nursery 6 Supply Primary, East Bank Supply Primary, Virginia Nursery, Strathavon Nursery, Supply Nursery, Virginia Primary, Cane Grove Primary. 7 Lancaster Secondary, East Coast Lancaster Secondary,  Gibson Primary, Unity Nursery, Hand-en-veldt Nursery, Mahaica Primary, Helena Primary,   Helena Nursery 8 Ann’s Grove Secondary, East Coast Clonbrook Primary,  Clonbrook Nursery, Ann's Grove Primary, Ann's Grove Secondary, Ann's Nursery. 9 Hope Secondary, East Coast Hope Secondary, Hope Estate Primary 10 Swami Purnananda Primary, East Coast Swami Purnananda Primary,  Victoria Primary, St. Andrews Primary, Victoria North Nursery, Victoria Northbrook Nursery, Nabaclis Nursery   Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - Time: 1:00pm - Region 4 No. Venue Schools to be served at Venue 1 Grove Primary, East Bank Grove Primary, Campbell's Trust Nursery, Samatta Point Nursery. 2…
More than 11,000 children from Linden today benefited from the Government of Guyana 'Because we Care' $10,000 Cash Grant. Distribution of the 'Because we Care'$10,000 vouchers started today in Linden. Some $110M was distributed to parents at twelve locations. Those locations included the Bamia Primary, McKenzie Primary, Amelia's Ward Primary, Coomacka Primary, Linden Foundation Secondary, Bay Rock Community Centre, New Silver City Secondary Harmony Secondary and Wismar Hill Secondary Schools.
"When we deliver services, we deliver services equally"  -- Prime Minister --4,564 parents of primary school students received 'Because we Care' $10,000 vouchers at National Park Parents of primary schools in Georgetown today turned out in large numbers to uplift their 'Because we Care' vouchers at the National Park. Seven schools were serviced at the National park today making it the largest of the eleven distribution centers setup to serve parents in the city and it's immediate environs. Among the schools at a national Park were: Stella Maris Primary, St. Margaret's Primary, North Georgetown Primary, Winfer Gardens Primary, St. Angela's Primary, St. Agnes Primary, David Rose for the H/capped. Approximately 8,315 persons were expected to have been serviced at the ten other distribution sites which included: Sophia Primary, Graham's Hall Primary, St. Gabriel's Primary, St. Ambrose Primary, West Ruimveldt Primary, Dolphin Secondary, St. Pius Primary, F. E. Pollard Primary, Rama Krishna Primary, Enterprise Primary. Approximately $128M was distributed today. Honorable Prime Minister, Samuel Hinds in his address to the parents at the National Park said that such national programmes like the 'Because we Care' Cash Grant is sigh of the Government's commitment to our children and their education. He added…
During the disbursement of millions of 'Because We Care' grants in Region 5 last Wednesday, Education Minister, Priya Manickchand made it clear that her ministry is seriously considering attaching a child's attendance at school as a condition to qualify for the Government of Guyana grant next year. Addressing a massive gathering at Rosignol Secondary School, she explained that the government can afford to give each child in the public school system $10,000 because, "We care about your children and because our country is doing better... We can give it because the country is being managed in a way where for the last eight years, we've seen consecutive growth. While other countries were suffering from an economic downturn, Guyana's economy grew. And it is because of that growth... that prudent management of our economy, that we're now able to roll out this programme."And what could only be described as music to the ear, parents were given the answer to two concerns they have been expressing publicly: "Will this continue next year?" and "I hope the government increases this amount next year." As Minister Manickchand explained, "We would love to give more, and we will give more. In fact, out record shows…
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