Sand Creek is a Wapichan – Amerindian community situated on the right bank of the Rupununi river in Region 9. Villagers are predominantly subsistence farmers and livestock farmers. However, the fertile village has adequate fishing ground.

COMMUNITY PROFILE 
NameSand Creek
Satellite/s-
Region9
Area of Land89,037.19 acres
Titled/UntitledTitled
Name of Current Toshao (2012)Lawrence Henry
Name of Former ToshaoKen A Faria
Total Number of Councillors10
Number of CSO’s19
DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population 834
Number of households151
1 st LanguageWapichan
2 nd LanguageEnglish
ReligionChristian
Means of communicationRadio, Telephone
Means of Electricity Solar power, Small generators
Types of transportationHorse, bullock, bullock cart, motor cycles, 4 drive vehicles
Nearest Town/Main Village for TransportationLethem
Soil TypeSandy/Clay
Source of Water Supply Creek
Major economic activitiesCrop farming
Livestock Rearing
SCHOOL
Name of Nursery SchoolSand Creek Nursery School
Number of Nursery School Students45
Name of Primary SchoolSand Creek Primary School
Number of Primary School Students270
Name of Secondary SchoolSand Creek Secondary School
Number of Secondary School Students290
HEALTH FACILITY
Type of Health FacilityHealth Centre
OTHER MAIN BUILDINGS
Community Centre, Village Office, Guest house
EQUIPMENT
MF 290 Tractor, 1 Aluminum boat, 2 Yamaha 15 HP Outboard Engine
GROUPS
2 Women’s Group
Youth Sports Club