No 29/Trafalgar Village

Photos by Shabna Ullah 

 Most of the residents of No 29/Trafalgar Village, West Coast Berbice, located about 48 miles from Georgetown are engaged farming. The village, bordered by No 28/Onverwagt Village to the east and No 30 Village to the west has a population of over 3,000.

The younger students attend the No 29 Primary and the nearby No 28 Nursery schools while the older ones attend school at Bush Lot, Belladrum or Fort Wellington Secondary.

A few residents operate grocery shops for a living while the village also has a disco, rum shops, a stationery shop as well as the Hurricane Harbour Banquet Hall where weddings and other events are held.

Some residents are also employed as nurses, teachers, cane-harvesters, construction workers and clerks at the MMA, the FW Hospital and the Trafalgar/Union Community Development Committee (TUCDC),  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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