On March 15, 2017 Tricia Teekah from Guyana, was awarded winner of the Commonwealth Youth Awards, the Caribbean and the Americas region.
Teekah has made all of Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean proud. She is a shining example for young people and her work in youth development is something that should be shared across the Caribbean.
Teekah is the co-founder of the Guyana National Youth Council (GNYC). This organization is helping to create a positive environment for young people in Guyana. So it is no surprise that Teekah was recognized for her dedicated work.
Watch as she accepts her award and speaks about her work in Guyana.