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Anna Correia

GEPAN makes donation in Kuru Kururu

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...

GEPAN donates stationery to children in Red Village

The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) in  an attempt to support education and assist parents in Red Village, Essequibo Coast, Region 2, distributed stationery to Primary School children within the community.   After having worked in the community earlier...

Message on International Children’s Day 2016

Today is International Children’s Day, one of the days dozens of countries have set aside to reflect on children’s rights. The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) remembers the children of the streets, those who are victims of forced...

Amerindian Land Titling – Status

The Amerindian Land Titling Project was launched by the Government of Guyana and funded by revenues generated by the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS). An initial US $10.7 million was allocated to the project when it was established in June 2014. The...

Progress can kill

… A publication by Survival International It has been long debated whether or not development, in other words progress, can negatively impact indigenous peoples. While this is widely the case for indigenous peoples world wide,it is our belief at...

Ginzburg’s ‘There you go’

Survival International has shared with the Guyana Empowered Peoples’ Action Network (GEPAN) a short illustration by French-Israeli writer Oren Ginzburg, which depicts the negative impact that development can have on indigenous communities. It also relates back to the use of...

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