Georgetown update

Hello everyone,  It has been a while since our last update and we are sorry for that. The Georgetown team has been extremely busy the past week or so participating in various ceremonies commemorating Independence Day as well as teaching at several new schools that Ms. Toney has added to our schedule.  We’ll start off by telling you folks about Guyana’s 46th Independence Day (May 26th) and the ceremonies we participated in. On Thursday May 24th, Ms. Toney invited us […]

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Hello! Playing ‘electric fence’ at Youth Friendly Space.        Berbice team here, writing a very much delayed blog entry! A lot has happened in this past week. We have been continuously teaching at the Letter Kenny Youth Friendly Space, finishing off our communications topics and moving on to physical health topics. The kids there have definitely warmed up to us! Since it is an after school program we try and make the lessons as fun and engaging as possible, […]

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Surprise!

Time for some Georgetown updates! “Mother May I,” a game the kids taught us After our busy day on Friday, we had another busy day with 2 teaching sessions and games afterwards at a couple community centres. In the morning after the lesson, we attempted to play cricket with the kids. Arash hit the ball a few times, and seemed to be the one who got to do the most, while the rest of us stood in the outfield and […]

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All On Our Own

Hi everyone, Arash here! Today marks the 14th day since our arrival to Georgetown and also the second day we are completely on our own. Kelly left Georgetown for Toronto yesterday morning as her trip was cut short due to the recent flooding in Lethem. So, it is now completely up to us to explore the town, make new contacts, and represent QHO to the best of our abilities. I should mention however that Jamie is still in Berbice and […]

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Georgetown – Can’t believe it’s already been 10 days…

Hey everyone, Beth and Arash checking in! We can’t believe that this is only the second week of our stay here in Georgetown, Guyana, as we feel like we have already done so much and experienced a lot of the culture that Guyana has to offer. But most importantly, we have all become accustomed to the ways of the city and feel very much at home. For our first week in Guyana, we mostly taught as a group of 4 […]

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Georgetown Update

Hi Everyone! Leslie here. We are early risers in Georgetown as the sun rises around 5:30am! It is awesome because we get all of our lessons prepared early in the morning, and collect all of our teaching supplies so we’re ready to go. We have lots to update you on, as we were super busy this weekend. Friday we all taught at Royal Academy. Myself and Arash taught the From 1 and 2’s and Beth and Sydney taught the Form […]

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