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Just 11.5 kilometres from Supenaam is the serene and peaceful little village of Pomona. It is divided into two sections: Pomona Village and Pomona Housing Scheme and has about 2,000 residents.

Pomona begins at a bus shed or Supermarket Street and ends at the Riverstown famous black water creek.

When I arrived in Pomona not much stirred. However, at one house where Bhajans belted from speakers, a resident looked on as his son fixed their vehicle, giving him directions. This man was Deodat Singh, a contractor who owns his own construction firm and builds sea defences, bridges and culverts in parts of Guyana. Singh has been living in Pomona for two decades now, having moved from the neighbouring village Riverstown…..


Cottage, Mahaicony

A friendly little village in Mahaicony situated approximately 51 kilometres from Georgetown, Cottage is a haven to its more than 250 residents, whose foreparents reportedly took up residence there in the mid-1800s.

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Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Goedverwagting, East Cost Demerara is enclosed by Sparendaam, Ogle, farmland and the Atlantic Ocean in the north.

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Amsterdam, Leguan

Amsterdam is a community situated on the eastern side of Leguan enclosed by villages Canefield and Endeavour, rice fields and the seawall that keeps the Essequibo at bay.

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Taymouth Manor

  Story and photos  by Joanna Dhanraj Taymouth Manor sits between the villages of Alliance and Affiance and is home to a population of 200.

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Schoonord on the West Bank Demerara is bordered by the overpopulated Goed Fortuin and uninhabited Meer Zorgen.

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