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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Communities Ministry must immediately suspend Region 9 REO

  The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) is concerned that Carl Parker is still allowed to fully assume office as Regional Executive Officer for Region 9. Pursuant to the multiple allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him by female workers in the region, and after two (2) long years of outcry, petitions and denunciations […]

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DPP recommends charges against Region 9 REO Carl Parker

  The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) has received information that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has recommended charges against Regional Executive Officer for Region 9, Carl Parker, pursuant to the allegations of sexual harassment made by Lethem Deputy Mayor, Maxine Anne Welch. According to information reaching us, Lethem Police […]

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JUSTICE FOR MAXINE WELCH

(Attached is the Deputy Mayor’s detailed account of her ordeal accompanied by an extract of Facebook exchanges between herself and the REO, illustrating his impropriety). The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) lends its full support to Maxine Ann Welch, Deputy Mayor of Lethem, in her combat for justice against Regional Executive Officer Carl Parker […]

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Christmas hampers for Hope women

GEPAN distributed Christmas hampers  to a group of women from the village of Hope, East Coast Demerara, on Saturday, December 17th. The hampers which contained dietary and beauty products, are part of GEPAN’s Christmas initiative to give back to modest families in the community. They were delivered by GEPAN’s Project Coordinator Anna Campbell-Persaud, who had […]

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GEPAN hosts Children’s Christmas party in Linden

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The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) with support from A&R Cosmetics and private contributors hosted a Christmas party for seventy children in Linden, Region 10. The organisation wanted to give children below the age of ten and coming from modest homes, an opportunity to socialise and have fun as part of our efforts to […]

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Adding joy to the Christmas season!

This Christmas GEPAN is donating hampers and treating children from modest homes with toys, cakes, sweets and other goodies!  This is our way of adding a bit of joy to families that are less privileged. Our first Christmas event will be hosted in the town of Linden (Region 10) where we will be catering for […]

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