No 5 Village West Coast Berbice

Most of the residents of the close-knit community of No 5 Village, West Coast Berbice are engaged in business from selling iguanas and water coconuts to running food stalls by the roadside. Residents also operate beer gardens, barber shops and salons while some work as nurses, teachers, soldiers and estate workers. The main form of income, however, is through rice and cash crop farming.

No 5 Village has a nursery and a primary school and a few churches. The friendly residents were happy that their village would be featured but a few were shy and preferred not to be in the papers.

Businessman Lealand Johnson showed the World Beyond Georgetown around the village and introduced us to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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