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GBTI concludes summer camp

first_imgThe Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) on Friday concluded its one-week summer camp, which was organised to facilitate members of its Early Savers Club.The activities were organised via a partnership with the Kids Today Leaders Tomorrow (KTLT) TV programme, whereby facilitators were present throughout the week to engage a total of 38 children in creative activities. After the five days, the activities culminated with an exhibit of the art pieces which were created by the participants.The junior group, which featured children ages seven to 10, was facilitated by theParticipants of the summer camprenowned literary activist, Allan Fenty, in folklore and storytelling. Meanwhile, the senior group, comprising children ages 11 to 15, was engaged by the KTLT facilitator, Tanika Sanichara in craft sessions.Both facilitators stated that the summer camp was a success as the children were given the opportunity to engage in constructive activities.“The craft that I did for the juniors is actually simple material craft with paper. Most of it was paper. I bring things for them that they can be able to make at home and that they can learn,” Sanichara stated.She added, “For the older group, I tried to put things in place that actually caught their attention like the phone and pencil holder. We also did t-shirts where they do whatever they want, so you actually see what comes out of them.”According to the producer of the KTLT programme, Robin St Marthe, the show is aSome of the students viewing their artworkgreat way for children to socialise and learn valuable life skills and experiences. With the continuous growth of the show, they are hoping to create a KTLT club to include even more children.At the end of the camp, the students were awarded with a certificate for their participation.GBTI Senior Manager of Finance and Accounts, Shawn Gurcharran said the event has become a part of GBTI as the Bank understood the needs of its Early Savers Club Members and its other customers.last_img read more

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HAVE A GO RECIPE: BOULANGERE POTATOES

first_imgHAVE A GO RECIPEBoulangère potatoesPommes boulangère originated in France centuries ago when people in rural areas did not own ovens and would bring their dish to be cooked at the local bakery. Ingredients3 cloves of garlic6 large potatoes/enough to fill wide shallow dish(a roasting tin can also be used)1 onion 1 stock cube (beef, chicken or vegetarian)Butter (optional)Preheat the oven to 180cPeel and finely slice potatoes into rounds.Finely chop onion. Arrange in layers of potato and sprinkle with onion, garlic, salt and pepper. Finish with a few dots of butter on the potatoes.Pour over the stock ensuring potatoes are covered.Place in oven and cook for 50 mins. (Cooking time will also depend on thickness of potato slices).Serve with Cumberland sausages or roast chicken or stuffed peppers. HAVE A GO RECIPE: BOULANGERE POTATOES was last modified: February 10th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Boulangère potatoeshave a go recipelast_img read more