Stationery dispatched to Sand Creek Secondary School

Georgetown –  GEPAN dispatched boxes of stationery to the Rupununi, (Region 9, Guyana), mainly with the objective of supporting the CSEC class of 2018. Stationery included notebooks and composition books, pens, writing paper and folders, as well as work books to support Mathematics and Industrial Arts /Technology classes. Recycled Primary School workbooks were also donated […]

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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 ever since an accident left […]

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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 to the list. This brings […]

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SEC 2017 wraps up in Pakuri Village – St Cuthbert’s Mission

GEPAN’s Support Education Campaign completed its last outreach in the Pakuri Village – St. Cuthbert’s Mission, Region #4. It was the organisation’s final intervention under the SEC 2017 campaign before the reopening of schools countrywide. GEPAN member Angelique Temaul, delivered stationery and other school material to a village representative, including water bottles and school bags. The […]

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130 Essequibo children receive back-to-school packages from GEPAN

During the course of the past week, one hundred and thirty (130) children from the Essequibo Coast, Region #2, received back-to-school items from the Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN). Beneficiaries included children from Red Village, Lima, Lima Sands, Dartmouth, Golden Fleece and Adventure Sands. The Essequibo Coast population relies heavily on agriculture, in particular […]

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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 was a much welcomed gesture […]

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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 illiteracy, alcoholism and poverty. Farmers […]

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Anandale children benefit from SEC 2017

The Second community benefiting from GEPAN’s Support Education Campaign (SEC) 2017 was Anandale, located on the East Coast Demerara, Guyana. Above: local NDC Councillor Mr Baksh, with GEPAN members Anna Campbell-Persaud (left) and Atika Stephens (right) GEPAN partnered up with the local Buxton/Foulis Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) through Councillor Baksh who represents Anandale, to make […]

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GEPAN’s 2017 Support Education Campaign launched in Albouystown

GEPAN’s Support Education Campaign (SEC) 2017 kicked off earlier today, July 27, in Albouystown, Georgetown, Guyana. SEC was launched in 2016 as an initiative to assist modest families from primarily rural communities, with alleviating back-to-school expenses. This year, beneficiaries include communities from Essequibo, East Coast Demerara and Georgetown. Packages include backpacks, notebooks, geometry sets, water […]

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