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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Abuse, drugs and alcohol: the Westbury case

Westbury is a small community juxtaposing Dartmouth, along the public road on the Essequibo Coast. Its residents are predominantly Guyanese of African descent, with a minority of East Indians, Amerindians and mixed. The poverty stricken community is a hub for drugs (mainly marijuana), and is affected by a high level of alcoholism.  It is also […]

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Red Village, a story of poverty and hardships

  The women of Red Village are among the most vulnerable to poverty on the Essequibo Coast, in Region 2 (Pomeroon-Supenaam), Guyana. Predominantly Amerindian, this community has no health centre, community multipurpose building or properly maintained play field. The pitched streets are built on sandy loam soil which due to erosion, caused undermining and overall […]

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Support education, sponsor a child today!

GEPAN’S Support Education Campaign (SEC) was launched in August 2016, as an incentive for parents to send their children to school. The initiative falls within the organisation’s scope of empowering people living in Guyana’s rural communities, particularly single mothers and their children, and consists of donating stationery packages and other school supplies to children attending […]

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GEPAN makes donation in Kuru Kururu

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GEPAN, Friday, September 9, 2016: The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) through its Support Education Campaign (SEC), donated stationery gift bags to primary School children of Kuru Kururu, located on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway. The community is comprised of predominantly Amerindians and people of mixed descent who migrated from different parts of Guyana. Kuru Kururu is […]

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