Mayuni learners empowered with bicycles

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

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

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

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.

Project Hope donates school uniforms to needy schools in Kavango East

Project Hope has donated school uniforms to more than 50 learners and water tanks to schools in the Kavango East Region.

The project aims to help children from the age of zero to 17 who are from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The schools that benefited from the project are Maputa, Thikanduko, Shipando, Karukuta, and Aloys Hashipara Primary Schools.

The project targets helping children living with HIV, those born to female sex workers, victims of GBV, children living in child-headed households, orphans, young mothers, and pregnant children.

Public Enterprises CEO's Forum donates N$100,000 to Shamalindi PS

The Public Enterprises CEO's Forum conducted a courtesy visit to Shamalindi Primary School at Grootfontein, in the Otjozondjupa Region, where they donated N$100,000.

Established in 2003, Shamalindi Primary School currently has four teachers and a total of 52 learners.

This number is considerably lower than the previous enrollment, which exceeded 80 learners. The increase in dropout rates has contributed to the decline in the number of learners at the school.

Representatives from school management and learners received the donation.

PDM urges Government not to wait for tragedy to show care for citizens

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has called on the government to be caring at all times and not wait for tragedy to happen.

This was said by the party's Secretary-General Manuel Karingombe when he visited the bereaved Kangungu family, which lost 16 family members due to suspected food poisoning.

The party donated food items to the family.

Katutura East Constituency SMEs receive equipment from Khomas' Income Generating Activity Programme

18 small and medium enterprises in the Katutura East Constituency have received equipment from the Khomas Region's Income Generating Activity Programme to improve their businesses and create jobs.

The business recipients include those in carpentry, needlework, takeaways, nail technicians, catering, baking, welding, and early childhood development.

The Councillor of Katutura East Constituency, Richard !Gaoseb, says the Income Generating Activities project is directed at supporting small, upcoming entrepreneurs.

Windhoek Rural Constituency hands over income generating equipment to beneficiaries at Groot Aub

The Windhoek Rural Constituency handed over income-generating equipment to the value of N$225,000 to eight beneficiaries at Groot Aub. 

Among the beneficiaries were 26-year-old Deotaurus Rooi and his 25-year-old nephew Dennis Rooi who own a funeral undertaking - Isaria Funeral Services. 

The duo started their business about four years ago during the COVID-19 pandemic, as a way to assist the Groot Aub community in burying their loved ones. 

The business currently employed five people and received equipment worth N$50,000.