Twenty remote communities to tap gov’t services by mid-year

-under pilot for ICT access project

In photo, from left are UNDP Resident Representative (ag), Roberto Galvez, Minister of Public Telecommunications, Catherine Hughes and NDMA Chairman, Floyd Levi. (Department of Public Information photo)

By mid-2019, 20 remote communities are expected to be the first beneficiaries of a project that aims to see access to government services through the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). 

The communities, which are drawn from Region Seven, Region Eight, Region Nine and Region Ten, are expected to serve as the pilot for the US$17 million ICT Access and Eservices for Hinterland, Poor and Remote Communities Project, which is being funded by the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF).

By the end of the project, it is projected that a total of 200 communities will benefit from access…..

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