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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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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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

Anna Correia

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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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 this year in partnership with the Suddie Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), the organisation with the help […]

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