ADVANCING GUYANA

One project at a time.

The Guyana Economic Development Trust

The Guyana Economic Development Trust (GEDT) is an independent, U.S. philanthropic initiative that incubates and commercializes standout scientific and technological research from Guyana’s higher education institutions.  GEDT provides access to resources, including 21st-Century skills training, coaching, and very early-stage grant capital for startups with breakthrough ideas. GEDT offers its supporters U.S. tax deductibility on contributions, the ability to help equip Guyanese with the skills of the future, and the opportunity to play a role in the progression of the nation.

The Opportunity

Guyana possesses significant natural and human resources. However, debt and risk capital for inventors and innovators in Guyana are scarce, resulting in relatively low levels of scientific entrepreneurial activity relative to elsewhere in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Innovation—a catalyst for entrepreneurship and job creation—is taking place at Guyana. It is happening at the country’s tertiary institutions.  GEDT invites you to join us in realizing the many opportunities.

Contact

At the Guyana Economic Development Trust, we welcome your interest and feedback. Please send us a message, and we will respond to you as soon as we can.

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