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DONATE (Volunteer Youth Corps Renovation Project)

Dear Friends,

In February, 2020, the Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. (VYC) with aid from Japan’s Grant Assistance for
Grassroots Human Security Human Security Projects (GGP), secured assistance to renovate and
expand its Youth Centre in Georgetown, Guyana. The grant totalled at USD95,269.93 was given to
cover the building construction from two (2) floors to three (3). However, an additional sum of
USD30,000 is needed to complete the renovation.
The construction officially commenced on April 1,

Signing Agreement between the Government of Japan and The Volunteer Youth Corps for the Expansion and Renovation of the Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. Centre

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The signing ceremony for the Grant Assistance for the Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP) recipient took place at 11:00 a.m. on February 7, 2020, at the Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. Main Office in Lot ‘E’ Luckhoo Street, Durban Backlands, Georgetown, Guyana. The recipient of the grant assistance was, the Volunteer Youth Corps Inc. The organization received grant aid for the cumulative value of US$95,269 in grant aid from the Government of Japan to assist in their infrastructure development which will enable the organization will be able to create more ample space to carry out VYC’s activities and provide educational support to youth in Guyana.

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VYC’s Seventh Annual STEM Conference. ( Coming Saturday, November 30th, 2019.)

Volunteer Youth Corps’ Seventh annual STEM conference will be held at the Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel, Saturday, November 30th, 2019. Under the theme: ‘Present Innovators, Future Creators’

Under the funding of ExxonMobil, our organization will bring together 400+ students from across 11 High schools participating the STEM After school program in Georgetown   At the conference, it is our hope that students will be excited to be part of the various practical exercises planned. Activities include: Science experiments, robotics and technology exhibition and competition and presentations from various guest speakers in STEM including the oil and gas sector.