READ: The 2024 budget confirms its focus on education. In 2024, the Guyana Government allocated approximately $100.5 billion to the education sector.

This includes $4.1 billion for the University of Guyana and $4 billion for the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL) programme. Additionally, $4.9 billion is dedicated to the school-feeding programme, benefitting about 126,000 children nationwide. The “Because We Care” student grant was increased to $40,000 per child and a $5,000 uniform voucher, amounting to $9.2 billion for these transfers.

 

 

 

Education as an investment for growth - Guyana Chronicle