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DIAMAN donates to the Windhoek Mental Health Unit 

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The Diamond Manufacturers' Association of Namibia (DIAMAN) has donated furniture, sanitary items, chairs, medical equipment, and mattresses to the Windhoek Mental Health Unit to improve the environment and well-being of patients there.

The company will also launch a second phase of renovations to the unit.

DIAMAN further plans to renovate the acute patients room, the reception area at Ward C, repair the ablution facilities, and other related plumbing works, as well as the revamp of the Forensic Ward.

Namwater aids schools in Kavango West with learning material

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Namwater donates textbooks and stationery to 10 schools in the Kavango West Region.

The donation is worth over N$667,000.

The stationery supplied consists of 40 calculators, 50 flip files, 136 pencil cases, and 14 mathematical sets. 100 wood glues, 200 pencils, and accredited textbooks for various subjects offered at the selected schools.

Ten vulnerable schools were selected with the help of the Education Directorate.

NamRA donates braille booklets to Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired

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To make sure that no one is left behind in terms of accessing information, the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) donated 120 braille booklets to the Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired (NFVI).

The donation consists of a customs procedure with traveller's guide information and the taxation of individuals.

The Commissioner at NamRA, Sam Shivute, says the donation aims to build an inclusive society and allow visually impaired people easy access to information.

Windhoek annual festival donates to women 

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Prior to the start of its highly anticipated annual cultural festival, the PSTBET Windhoek Annual Cultural Festival, a prominent advocate for community vibrancy and cultural celebration, has reached out to support the women offenders at the Windhoek Correctional Service.

This year's festival theme, centered around women empowerment, highlights the festival's dedication to nurturing positive change and inclusivity within society.

Since its inception in 2019, the festival has been continuously evolving and growing.

Mayuni learners empowered with bicycles

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The Mayuni Secondary School learners in the Zambezi Region received more than 110 bicycles worth N$500,000 over the weekend.

The bicycles were handed over to learners by African Monarch Lodges, operating in the Mayuni and Mashi conservancies.

The bicycles were distributed to learners living in outlying areas of the school, including those with an interest in cycling as well as top performers.

The gesture is aimed at improving the livelihood of those learners and motivating them not to skip classes.

Africa Hope Development Foundation helps the needy

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More often than not, widowhood is seen by some as a source of shame, stigmatisation, and isolation.

The President of the Africa Hope Development Foundation, Dr. Ernest Kombo, said widows, widowers, and other vulnerable citizens need support and love.

Dr. Kombo was speaking at Kabbe North District, where the Foundation handed over humanitarian assistance to widows, people with disabilities, and the elderly.

Assistance to 68 beneficiaries was mobilised by the Swapo Party district mobiliser, Da-Silver Mabuku.

Zambezi schools receive administration equipment

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Three schools in the Zambezi Region received a donation of administration equipment worth more than N$150,000.

Both Ngweze Primary and Ngweze Senior Secondary Schools each received a printing and photocopying machine from Risk-Based Solutions.

In addition, Ngweze Primary School will also receive four boxes of printing paper.

Speaking at the occasion on Thursday, the company founder, Dr. Silindila Mwiya, said the equipment came after the school's challenges were communicated to them.

USAIDS donates training materials

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The United States Agency for International Development donated training materials to the Ministry of Sports, Youth, and National Service's Windhoek Multi-purpose Youth Resources Centre.

The donated materials will increase the capacity of the Windhoek multipurpose Youth Resource Centre, the !Nauas and the integrated Rural Youth Camp by reviving skills training.