Education

150 children in Region 1 receive schoolbags and stationery under GEPAN’s SEC Programme

GEPAN, Georgetown – This year GEPAN has extended its annual Support Education Campaign (SEC) to include children from the hinterland, more specifically  from indigenous communities. Of 396 children from Primary and Secondary Schools slated to benefit from the programme, 350 packages including backpacks, exercise books, pencils, erasers, sharpeners, pens, crayons Read more…

Education

GEPAN donates computer to support education

  GUYANA – Yesterday, sixteen-year-old Radika Tanesha Bissoon of Essequibo Coast received a laptop computer from GEPAN under our Support Education Campaign. Tanesha is a fourth form Business Stream student who, along with her younger sister and brother, performs well in school. However, the low-income family has been under strain Read more…

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GEPAN – A word of thanks to our SEC sponsors!

This year’s Support Education Campaign (SEC) was a success thanks to the immense support ushered in by local sponsors and the Guyanese diaspora. Although GEPAN had initially targeted two hundred and twenty-five (225) children from nine (9) villages, we were able to cater for thirty-six (36) additional beneficiaries, adding two (2) extra villages Read more…

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Moruca children benefit from SEC 2017

The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network continued its Support Education Campaign (SEC) 2017 in Moruca, Region #1. Packages to assist with back-to-school expenses for twenty-five (25) children were delivered to the Haimacabra Primary School , as well as stationery to the Kamwatta Primary School. GEPAN Secretary, Don Stoll, explained that it Read more…

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Hope Estate, third community to benefit from SEC 2017

Children from Hope Estate located on the East Coast Demerara, received back-to-school packages through GEPAN’s Support Education Campaign (SEC) 2017. Hope Estate is a farming community which depends primarily on cash crops and rice for its subsistence. Several visits by GEPAN in 2015 and 2016 revealed a depressed community affected by Read more…

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