EU supports project aimed at Combatting Domestic Abuse with GYD 39.1M grant to Merundoi Inc

L-R : Ms. Timolyn Barclay ( Reinforcement Officer, Merundoi)Mr. Neville Butts ( Area Rep., Guyana Bible Society), Ms. Margaret Lawrence ( Exec. Dir. , Merundoi) , Mr. Durwin Humphrey, ( Project Manager, Merundoi), Ambassador Robert Kopecký(Head of the European Union Delegation in Guyana), Mr. Benedikt Madl ( Head, Bilateral Section EU Delegation) and Mr. Brian Sukhai( Programme Officer, EU Delegation).

EU supports project aimed at Combatting Domestic Abuse with GYD 39.1M grant to Merundoi Inc

Ambassador Robert Kopecký, Head of the European Union Delegation in Guyana, and Ms. Margaret Lawrence, Executive Director of Merundoi Incorporated sign a grant contract to implement a two year (2 yr) project entitled "Modelling and Reinforcement to Combat Domestic Violence".

International Debate Symposium

Exec. Dir, Merundoi, Margaret Lawrence presents the Guyana experience at the CPD/NDI 2nd. Intl Debate Best Practices Symposium. On her R is Merundoi's Project Manager, Durwin Humphrey.

International Debate Symposium

Merundoi's Project/Operations Manager, Durwin Humphrey, makes a point at the recent NDI-CPD 2nd Int'l Presidential Debates Symposium.

International Debate Symposium

Exec. Dir., Merundoi, Margaret Lawrence discusses with US veteran newsman and moderator of 11 US Presidential & Vice-Presidential Debates, Mr. Jim Lehrer, his latest book, "TENSION CITY-Inside The Presidential Debates".

International Debate Symposium

Merundoi's ED, Margaret Lawrence (R) & Proj. Mng, Durwin Humphrey ( 3rd from R) discuss with Catherine Kumar ( T&T ) Noel daCosta & Brian St. Juste (J'ca) and , Hérold Jean-François (Haiti) the Caribbean MOU at the NDI/CPD's 2nd Int'l Debate Symposium.

International Debate Symposium

Margaret Lawrence( Exec. Dir) & Durwin Humphrey ( Proj. Mng) represent Merundoi/Guyana at the recent Int'l Debate Symposium organised by the Commission for Presidential Debates + The National Democratic Institute.

Merundoi Street Theatre's performance at Black Bush Secondary.

Horace (Mark Luke Edwards) warns his wife Jackie ( Odessa Primus ) that her abusive behaviour is a bad example for their children.

Discussing Gender-based Violence (GBV) with students in Black Bush

Students of Black Bush Secondary School respond to a question from Actor Sean Thompson on Domestic Violence.

Discussing Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Kwakwani

Residents of the Kwakwani Sec. Sch. Hostel pose with their Housemother, Ms. Rose and Merundoi Officers, Facilitator Kay Forde, Project Manager, Durwin Humphrey and Project Asst. Elon McCurdy, after a Listening & Discussion group (LDG) Session on Gender-based Violence.

Domestic Violence Community Outreach

Kijana & Melika enact a scene on Domestic Violence at a Community Outreach at a West Dem School.

Discussing Gender-based Violence (GBV) with students

BHS Students interact with Merundoi's Project Manager, Durwin Humphrey (Foreground) and Deigo Alphonso, Co-ordinator, MHSSS in a GBV discussion.

Discussing Gender-based Violence (GBV) with students

Project Manager, Durwin Humphrey ( backing camera) discusses Gender based Violence with students from East R'veldt Sec. School as part of the Merundoi /Min.. of Human Services and Soc. Security Discussion Sessions in Schools.

A light moment during the MOH TV programme "Changing Course"

L-R: Durwin Humphrey, Merundoi's Project Manager, Joy Gravesande, GBV Coord, MOH, Faqueeda Watson and Andrea Bryan-Garner, Hosts/Producers, "Changing Course", Kijana Lewis, Sean Thompson and Melika Edmonds, Merundoi Street Theatre Company.

National Drama Festival Awards Winners

Winners of the National Drama Festival 2012

receive their cash prizes at The Ministry of Culture, Youth andSport.

National Drama Festival 2012 Dramatists

National Drama Festival 2012 Dramatists

Dramatists who participated in the Merundoi Plays at the National Drama Festival 2012

Shana Fraser

Shana Fraser (playwright, "Ensnared")

and Actors Usamah Sadiq and Nelan Benjamin at the recent 2012 National Drama Festival Awards

Charles Adrian

Best Sound and Best Lighting

Charles Adrian, Director of "Dancing In Circles" poses with his trophies for Best Sound and Best Lighting at the National Drama Festival 2012 Awards.

Kijana Lewis

Best Actor

Kijana Lewis poses with his Best Actor trophies at the 2012 National Drama Festival.

Graduation, CYP Project

USAID-PEPFAR GBV workshop

Merundoi Facilitators from Regions 3, 4 and 10 and The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security pose with their tutors from The Social Work Unit after a USAID-PEPFAR GBV workshop.

Graduation, CYP Project

While God Watched

Dinah (Lisa Punch) questions God (Sheik Sadiq) in "While God Watched" written by Lloyda Garrett and directed by Sonia Yarde.

Graduation, CYP Project

The National Drama Festival

Trainee Director, Mark Luke-Edwards (R) receives his Certificate of Distinction from Tutor, Al Creighton Jr. Mark directed Tashandra Inniss's "Till Death".

Graduation, CYP Project

Merundoi Festival of One-Act Plays

Sheik Sadiq (L) as "God" and Lisa Punch (R) as "Dinah" in the play "While God Watched" written by Lloyda Garrett, directed by Sonia Yarde and staged in the Merundoi Festival of One-Act Plays on July 8 at Theatre Guild.

Award Presentation

IADB Certificate Presentation

IADB Country Representative Ms. Sophie Makonnen presents Ms. Priscilla Pascoal with her Certificate for Sound Design

Graduation, CYP Project

Graduates of the Merundoi/Theatre Guild/IADB/CYP Project

Some of the 65 Graduates of the Merundoi/Theatre Guild/IADB/CYP The "Youth Development for Cultural Preservation" Project on May 8, 2012

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SEASON 4

Jul 21-27, 2014

 

Bush get ears and dutty get tongue! What has Sister Patsy heard?

 

Shanta decides to take action against Mohan’s abuse but is she prepared for his reaction?

 

What is Jennifer planning next to ensure that she has total control over Philip?

 

There is a Domestic Violence Support Group in Merundoi and a survivor invites Shanta to attend. Will they be able to offer help to Shanta?

 

Sherry is determined not to get involved with Philip but will he comply?

 

Sister Patsy shares some important information with him. How will it affect his relationship with Jennifer?

 

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