The stipend for the community enhancement workers are to be increased from $25,000 to $35,000 within this year.

According to Minister of Local Government and regional development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall, some $1.1 billion has been allocated for the program.

The minister said, “it is our intention to have more community enhancement workers, and even better than that of paying $25,000, we will now pay them $35,000 per month.”

The minister made this announcement at a recent outreach at Nonpariel, East Coast Demerara.

Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall

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