SSYDR Inc. Specialists in Sustained Youth Development and Research is a not for profit incorporated focused on working regionally across Guyana with the aim of ‘Connecting Youth to the Good Life’.

SSYDR Inc. was birthed out of the USAID funded and EDC implemented Skills and Knowledge for Youth Employment (SKYE) Project.  The company brings together the commitment of the SKYE project team to provide valued services to at risk youth, using curricula, coaching strategies and community engagement practices developed for SKYE by EDC through funding from the American people.

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Employment Attack 101

Beginning your work journey with the right attitudes... Let us help you

To support Criminal Justice Strategies to reduce crime and violence.

To provide options to preemptory imprisonment for youth facing the criminal justice system charged for minor criminal offences. These options will be provided to the magisterial courts in

Reduce poverty among the youth population

Youth are one of the poorest groups in Guyanese society. To build communities to their full potential, there is need for recruitment and targeted interventions of at risk

Create a youthful work ready force

"Youth generally do not have the right attitudes to work” the words echoed by employers regionally and possibly across the world.  Connecting youth to the good life through

Foster community development

Leadership qualities among the youthful population are essential to sustained community development. It is expected to build the capacity of youth in leadership skills so that they can

Institutional Capacity building

Provide strengthening and leadership training for institutions and groups so as to strengthen their ability towards sustained development