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VYC Feeding Program (Phase 1)

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VYC’s Feeding Program.
 This past week, the Volunteer Youth Corps conducted another feeding exercise  for the children in the communities of Lodge, Sophia and its surrounding
environs. The Feeding exercise is part of a larger initiative to feed a 1000 disadvantaged children, 12 years and under, in schools and communities across Guyana. Hampers and nutritious meals are distributed by staff and volunteers who meets to package the meals on distribution days.
 
The value of one meal is GYD600.
The ribbon is cut by Minister Ramson, Mr. Kashir Khan and Ms. Goldie Scott

Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects – Volunteer Youth Corps Guyana

   Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) / KUSANONE – Guyana
The Completion Ceremony for “The Project for the Expansion of Volunteer Youth Corps Youth Center” was held on Friday 18 June 2021 at the newly renovated Volunteer Youth Corps (VYC) building in Georgetown, Guyana, with virtual participation from Port of Spain by the Embassy of Japan. VYC received a grant of US $95,269 for the renovation and expansion of its Youth Centre building, creating more ample classroom space to carry out VYC’s activities and provide educational support to youth in Guyana.

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.