Tucked away behind Mon Repos on the East Coast Demerara is the little village of De Endragt that is populated with approximately 300 people.
Story and photos by Shabna Ullah Mathews Ridge, North West District with its hills, mountains and pristine rainforest is magnificent, its people are friendly and hospitable, but the community has a common problem – the state of its main road.
Story and photos by Jannelle Williams As The World Beyond Georgetown made its way to the Berbice Bridge access road which intersects the village, 19-year-old Darren Stuart was seen plying his trade, selling chips and other homemade snacks to passersby.
Story and photos by Jannelle Williams Some 7.5km from New Amsterdam the village of Palmyra begins with a cluster of houses that take on a housing scheme kind of look.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Uitkomst is a petite village in Canal Number One.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Home to approximately 250 people, Supply, East Bank Demerara is a beautiful, little multi-cultural village.
Story and photos by Shabna Ullah The friendly people of Fellowship, West Coast Demerara welcomed us warmly during an afternoon visit and were happy that their village would be featured in ‘The World Beyond Georgetown.’ They made it clear that the village was separate from Den Amstel, though many people would view the two villages as one,
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Amid towering coconut and other palms and many other beautiful trees is a tiny village called Relief, nestled between villages also with odd names such as Support and Land of Canaan.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj This week, the World Beyond Georgetown visited a gem of a village tucked away between Sarah Johanna and Caledonia on the East Bank Demerara.
Students and other passengers disembarking a speedboat Tarmattie Persaud at work on her sewing machine Students strike a pose The depressed community of Plastic City The War Memorial Deborah Hamid Harry Deodharry Ena Peters A stall at the roadside market Kenneth Simon doing laundry Wendy Williams with her granddaughter KendraVreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara was bustling as with dark clouds hanging overhead, everyone was hurrying to get about their business done before the rains came.
Mon Bijou is a discreet, little village in Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara.
(Part 2) Second Phase Development of the second phase of the Fort Ordnance Housing Scheme is now beginning to take shape.
Vrede en Vriendschap is such a tiny place in Canal Number One that you could easily pass it unawares.
With a population of almost 300, the close-knit Philadelphia, East Bank Essequibo is a thriving agricultural village that sees co-operation among its people.
A stall in the village One of the few vehicles operating in the area Residents plant flowers on the parapet Animals grazing and one of the farms behind A villager rides home on her bicycle Bhagmania and grandaughter Meenakshi Etwaru The bridge leading to the school A street in the village A section of the pot-holed road Durpattie Cecil and son Vadram Cecil Nestled in Canal Number Two Polder on the West Bank Demerara is a petite village called Mon Desir.
Story and photos by Joanna Khan Malgre Tout is a tiny village on the West Bank Demerara bordered by Versailles and Klein Pouderoyen.
Described as a closely-knit community by residents, the village of New Road on the Essequibo Coast is cozily nestled between Charity and Somerset and Berks and is home to over 70 families.
The small farming village of Grove, located on the outskirts of Parika, East Bank Essequibo and made up of residents of mixed ethnicity, is bordered by the villages of Salem and Look Out.
Story and photos by Joanna Khan Vriesland is a tiny village on the West Bank Demerara, which has been in existence since the late 1800s.
Story by Thandeka Percival with photos by Rae Wiltshire Every village in Guyana has its own unique personality, and Vryheid’s Lust, East Coast Demerara is one of the quiet ones.
Story and photos by Kenesha Fraser La Belle Alliance, comfortably nestled between Lima and Richmond is home to more than 60 families and has the largest burial ground of any village along the Essequibo Coast.
Le Destin, East Bank Essequibo, located about two miles from Parika is not well known by many, but it has a rich history that its occupants were willing to share.
Story and photos by Kenesha Fraser Kabakaburi children: Heading home from nursery school Home to approximately 500 men, women and children, Kabakaburi, Upper Pomeroon River is nestled between the communities of Warapana and St Monica.
Story and photos by Jeanna Pearson Sandwiched between the Plaisance and Vryheid’s Lust communities, Better Hope is a beacon of togetherness with its friendly villagers and rustic homes.