About YCG

Youth Challenge Guyana (YCG) creates opportunities for youths and communities to effect positive local social change, strengthened by global partnerships.



Youth Challenge Guyana was established to offer young people from Guyana and across the world an opportunity to make significant contributions to community development projects while gaining valuable leadership and problem solving skills.

Featured Profiles

  • Michael McGarrell

  • Michael became involved with YCG in 1998 as a Volunteer Peer Educator after interacting with a group of YCI volunteers. [...]
  • Allana Walters

  • Allana  is the Health Programs Manager at YCG. She started volunteering with the organization in 2008 and was intrigued [...]
  • Germaine Watson

  • Germaine has been involved with YCG since 2002. He initially started as a “challenger” as part of the International Volu[...]
  • Dwayne Mitchell

  • Dwayne joined Youth Challenge Guyana as a volunteer on the International Field Program in 2000; he was then trained as a[...]