Project #1607

Solar Energy & Radio Communication for Wayling

by GlobalGiving
Nov 30, 2006

Report on Guyana Expedition

During November 2006, GlobalGiving, RUSH HD and The North Face, in association with Catch & Release Communications, joined together to conduct an expedition into the largely uninhabited southwestern corner of Guyana’s Amazon Tepui region with two objectives:

(1) To climb and film the 2000-foot prow of Roraima, one of South America’s most mysterious landmarks, and (2) To install solar energy, HF radio and DVD systems in a hinterland school at Wayalayeng, Guyana, a small community of less then 120 residents, including some 40 nursery and primary school students.

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Organization Information


Location: Washington, D.C. - USA
Website: https:/​/​
Project Leader:
Jerry Lagra
Rural Development Facilitator
Georgetown, Guyana

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