Women

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 Read more…

Events

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 Read more…

Events

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 Read more…

Women

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 Read more…

Women

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 Read more…

SEC

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 Read more…

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