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Two siblings, Andrea and Andrés, founded one of the first Venezuelan bakeries in Georgetown, Guyana's capital. They offer a variety of breads, pastries and traditional Venezuelan foods to customers in central Georgetown and surrounding areas.
Family's Fruit and Veg Store
Located in Grove, East Bank Demerara, two families have come together to establish a fresh fruit and vegetable stand. José, one of the entrepreneurs behind Family's, grew up in a family dedicated to work in agriculture while he was living in Venezuela.
TechniGuyana is a computer, laptop and cellphone reparation and maintenance service. Luis worked in the tech industry for more than 10 years in Venezuela and now wishes to serve people in Georgetown with repairing hardware, installing new software and refurbishing devices to extend their life-cycle.
The Authentic Ham
In Guyana, it can be difficult to find good, locally-produced ham. Three friends, Willy, Javier and Oswaldo, started their local ham production company to engage the local community with new and healthy products made from pork, chicken and turkey.
Sammy's General Welding Workshop
Sammy's workshop is located in Tuschen, East Coast Essequibo, Region 3. Swedat Sammy is Guyanese, but lived in Venezuela and recently returned to Guyana. His welding experience as a self-taught welder prepared him for his small business endeavour in Guyana.
Luna's Natural Foods
Luz - or Luna to her friends and customers - has always dreamed of having a health-food stand. Her daughter's digestive problems inspired her to try new recipes and experiment with healthy alternatives which were also delicious. Now, her clients can eat without sin.
Eucari Hair and Beauty
Eucari has built a solid client base since she started working as a hairdresser in Georgetown in 2019. She provides services such as hair cuts for women, men and children; hair colouring services; manicure and pedicure; among other services and hair treatments.
Mr. Pierre Fast Food
Leon Pierre and his wife are dedicated to making some of the best hot-dogs/ perros calientes and burgers in Georgetown. Located at the Square of the Revolution, look out for Mr. Pierre's food stand - and make sure to ask for the salsa picante!
EMTS is a small business with a focus on helping people to repair and maintain computers, laptops, iPads, cellphones and other electronic devices. Alejandro, the owner, also has experience repairing A/C, microwaves and other home devices.
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Small Businesses in Guyana for Migrants and Refugees