Nine Guyanese youth for US Youth Ambassadors Programme

Support Village Voice News With a Donation of Your Choice.

Nine youths here aged 15 to 18, will be representing Guyana in the virtual five-week Youth Ambassadors Programme from Monday, July 26th to Friday, August 27th, 2021.

Representing Guyana this year are: Anjalita Palaniandi, Rachel Chesney, Krystal McLean Victor Nandlall, Juel Johnson, Ayushi Nandalall, Divya Nandalall, Kanye Blades, Jahnavi Tuluram. André Romaldho, an alumnus of the Youth Ambassadors Program, 2018 will serve as mentor for the 2021 cohort, the US Embassy in Georgetown said in a release.

The virtual programme brings together outstanding young people between the ages of 15 and 18 from across the Americas for an enrichment program to explore themes such
as civic education, leadership, cross-cultural connections, community service, and youth and social transformation through experiential learning activities, leadership training,
civic participation at the community level, and mentoring by community, business, and NGO leaders; engaging with host families, and volunteering.

The youths were shortlisted from a large pool of applicants after going through an interview process. They join a cadre of fifty-six youth leaders and ten adult mentors who have been part of the Youth Ambassadors Program (YAP) since September 2012.


Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch met with the 2021 cohort on Thursday, July 22, 2021. During the meeting, the participants shared their aspirations to address issues affecting youth within their respective communities. Ambassador Lynch congratulated the group and highlighted the importance of engaging and networking with other youth across the Caribbean during the programme, as this will develop their leadership skills as active and engaged citizens through service.

US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch met with the 2021 cohort on Thursday

Support Village Voice News With a Donation of Your Choice

Next Post

US official holds talks with Region 9 community leaders

Sat Jul 24 , 2021
Support Village Voice News With a Donation of Your Choice. …donates school supplies to students of St. Ignatius Secondary During a recent visit to Lethem and St. Ignatius, Region Nine, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Mark Cullinane met with several top officials of the area also donated school supplies to a local school. Those the DCM met were: Regional […]

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Are you sure want to unlock this post?
Unlock left : 0
Are you sure want to cancel subscription?