East Coast Demerara Families Now ‘Core Home’ Owners

The lives of six families from the East Coast of Demerara have been changed for the better, as they no longer have to worry about living in dilapidated structures or renting. These families, from the communities of Haslington, Non Pariel, Lusignan, Good Hope, and Cummings Lodge, received the keys to their new ‘Core Homes’ and Certificates of Inspection under the Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Programme (AHUAP). Read More

Environmental and Social Assessment Study of Housing Schemes along East Bank Demerara

Environmental and Social Assessment Study of Housing Schemes along East Bank Demerara

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The Government of Guyana, with support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently implementing the Road Network Upgrade and Expansion Programme: Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Programme” or AHUAP. The programme is specifically aimed at improving the quality of life in urban and peri-urban Georgetown, through better access to adequate housing and basic infrastructure for low-income populations, enhance urban and suburban mobility and safety, and strengthen national and local capacity to operate and maintain urban services. Read More

East Bank Demerara Livelihood Restoration Plan

East Bank Demerara Livelihood Restoration Plan

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In general, this project, especially sub-component 1.2 involves major civil works including excavation, culverts, stone masonry work, rehabilitation of drains, vegetation clearing, earth (soil) movement/transport, placement and compaction of fill and embankment material, road pavement, asphalt/tarring etc. with potential environmental and social/health impacts. Read More

Hinterland Houses, Water Improvements for Karisparu, Reg. 8

Hinterland Houses, Water Improvements for Karisparu, Reg. 8

Karisparu, Region Eight, is set to benefit from the Government’s Hinterland Housing and Hinterland Water Supply Programmes.

Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. Collin Croal, and Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai met with villagers on Tuesday to discuss developments in the area, following a separate memorial service to commemorate the Mahdia School Dorm Fire. Guyana Water Inc.’s Hinterland Services Director, Mr. Ramchand Jailal, was also at the engagement.

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Newly Constructed Core Homes Handed Over to Another Set of Beneficiaries

Newly Constructed Core Homes Handed Over to Another Set of Beneficiaries

Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. Collin Croal, handed over the keys to four families who are now proud owners of Core Homes on Thursday afternoon. The handing over was done during an engagement with Core Home Support beneficiaries to update them on the progress of their homes. The Deputy Director of Community Development at the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), Mrs. Donell Bess-Bascom, and Engineers from the CH&PA Projects Department were also present. Read More