MACORP Signs MOU with Ministry of Indigenous Peoples' Affairs
By Weneta Pooran, MACORP
The Machinery Corporation of Guyana (MACORP) and the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 26, 2019. The MOU seeks to explore and promote education andtraining opportunities that are available through the Technicians for the Caribbean Program. The training will be delivered online and free of cost to the youths across the regions of Guyana.
During the discussion of the MOU, Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Mr. Sydney Allicock said, “I really love the concept and for me this is the type of thing that Guyana needs forward thinking, forward planning and for a country that is taking off we should be on that first flight and here is an opportunity for us to make it work”.
This collaboration will require the youths to be diligent to complete the program. Chief Executive Officer of MACORP, Mr. Guillermo Escarraga indicated, “As required we will be visiting and providing the assistance and the training department in MACORP is committed to assisting in the completion of this program for many students. It’s for a good cause and we are excited to be working with you during this partnership.”
Both parties entered into this mutual agreement to assist with the growth and development for Guyanese with regards to Education. Upon completion of the Technicians for the Caribbean Program the successful participants will receive a certificate of completion which will allow them to apply for jobs.