Guyana’s oldest centenarian celebrates her 111th birthday

Written by Jeune Vankerick
Wednesday, 28 December 2011 02:43
…worked on Skeldon Estate for 6 cents per day
“OBEDIENCE brings many blessings, but when you are disobedient, you allow a curse to come your way”, Ismay Spooner said, when asked about the secret of her longevity. 

Spooner, Guyana’s oldest citizen, celebrated her 111th birthday yesterday, reminiscing on her long life and her relationship with Jesus Christ.
When the Guyana Chronicle visited her home ...

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Gov’t partners with Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission to aid vulnerable groups

Written by GINA
Thursday, 29 December 2011 00:32
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350" caption="President Donald Ramotar with President of the Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission, Pandit Suresh Sugrim."][/caption]
GOVERNMENT has granted approval for the leasing of a plot of land at Babu John, Port Mourant, on the Corentyne Coast, to the New Jersey Arya Samaj and its local body, the Guyana Central Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission, for the construction of ...

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New Jersey Arya Samaj hands over house to Enmore family

After years of dwelling under what can be described as deplorable conditions, Kamlawattie Harrilall and her family can now boast of being one of Guyana’s newest home owners.

Thanks to the New Jersey Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission, which has a Guyana Chapter, Harilall’s dream of emerging from the throes of poverty came through two Sundays ago with the official handing over of a three bedroom concrete single flat ...

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NJASHM donates 1,500 religious CDs free to Hindus

Monday, 05 September 2011 02:34

THE New Jersey Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission (NJASHM) has donated over 1,500 CDs containing the 18 chapters of the entire Bhagwat Geeta in English to representatives of several Hindu Mandirs in Berbice and other regions last Monday. The CDs have been compiled and interpreted by Swami Adgadadanandji of India and
Pandit Sugrim with some of the recipients of the CDs
were shipped directly from India to Guyana for free distribution, ...

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New Jersey Arya Samaj reaches out to alcoholic mother of 11


August 21, 2011 | By KNews | Filed Under News

At age 45-years-old, Jitwantie Singh is a self confessed alcoholic who resides at Lusignan on the East Coast of Demerara.
Over the years she has been desperately battling alcohol abuse while trying to raise eight of the 11 children she brought into this world.Needless to say, life has been hard for her but it’s the children that are the concern of everyone ...

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NJASHM helps another poverty-stricken family

NJASHM helps another poverty-stricken family
Written by Michel Outridge

Saturday, 20 August 2011 23:38

THE plight of eight children living in abject poverty was highlighted last Saturday when President of the New Jersey Arya Samaj Mandir, Inc. Humanitarian Mission (NJASHM) Pandit Suresh Sugrim paid a visit to their Annandale, East Coast Demerara home. Pandit Sugrim told the Guyana Chronicle that he was contacted by a neighbour who asked if he could assist the ...

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Enmore family over the moon as Dream home finally comes true

Written by Michelle Outridge  

Sunday, 24 July 2011 04:00


AN ENMORE family of six which for years had lived in a veritable shack will soon be able to call a more palatial environs their own, thanks to the intervention of the New Jersey Arya Samaj Mandir, Inc. Humanitarian Mission under the leadership of Pandit Suresh Sugrim. Kamlawattie Harilall, 36, told the Chronicle that though she’d been able to acquire a plot of ...

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Arya Samaj begins 2011 mission in Guyana



President of the New Jersey Arya Samaj Humanitarian Mission, Pandit Suresh Sugrim, has said that the organization has given more than $20M (US$100,000 and more) to the poor and needy in Guyana since the group’s establishment in 2005.
Pandit Sugrim is in Guyana for the 2011 leg of assisting the poor and needy in the society. He said that the monies are received “...

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