Epukiro, Tuva Tuva donate to people with disabilities

The Epukiro Constituency Office and Tuva Tuva, a non-governmental organization, have donated blankets and other necessities to a group of people with disabilities in the constituency.

The donation, valued at more than N$50,000, is hoped to buffer them against the fast-approaching winter.

Speaking at the official handover of the donated items, Constituency Councilor Packy Pakarae stressed that people with disabilities need the full support and attention of community members just like anyone else.

Flood victims receive donations UN organizations

The United Nations family of organizations in Namibia has donated commodities worth N$2 million towards assisting flood victims in the Ohangwena and Oshana regions.

The United Nations family came together and mobilized humanitarian assistance to people affected by floods, saying disasters and climate risks pose serious threats to key sectors of Namibia and the ultimate realization of Sustainable Development Goals.

Road Fund Administration donates towards flood victims in Northern Namibia

The Road Fund Administration (RFA) has donated N$600,000 towards flood victims in the Oshana, Omusati, and Ohangwena regions.

The devastation caused by the floods is worrisome, and RFA CEO ALI Ipinge says, as a public entity, it is duty-bound to support communities impacted by these natural disasters.

Ipinge further says the RFA will rehabilitate roads that have been washed away, damaged, or riddled with potholes in due course.

Nakabolelwa Sabbath Church in need of donations

Members of the Nakabolelwa Sabbath Church are asking for donations to rebuild and restore their church, which burned to the ground on Sunday.

According to the Chairperson of the Village Development Committee, Mayanga Lyamine, who is also a member of the Mayanga Lyamine church, it is believed that someone made a fire nearby to burn a snake. 

The flames, however, spread and reached all the way to the church building, which quickly caught fire to the grass roofing and burned to the ground.

RJS Foundation donates books to Luderitz Correctional Facility

The inmates of Luderitz Correctional Facility received a donation of literature to boost their rehabilitation opportunities, thanks to the RJS Foundation.

Handing over the books, the RJS Foundation's founder, Reverend Jan Scholtz, encouraged inmates to embark on a journey of reading as a lasting and educational aspect of life.

The books valued at N$2,000 include ten copies of the book titled 'Jan's Writings,' authored by Scholtz.

WESCO Group Namibia donates to Oshikoto Education Directorate

WESCO Group Namibia donated 360 bags of cement to the Oshikoto Education Directorate, which will benefit nine schools that are constructing toilets for learners, kitchens, classrooms, and school halls.

"These bags of cement are to build a platform to lay a foundation for our children; without our children, there can be no future; our children are future doctors, presidents, and ministers of this country, and this is a good gesture from our side," said Guiliano Lawrence, Oil Coordinator at WESCO Group Namibia.

57 mobile toilet facilities handed over at DRC

A lack of water and poor sanitation are affecting the quality of life for the less privileged residents of Swakopmund. 

This was said by the Mayor of Swakopmund, Dina Namubes during the handing over of 57 mobile toilet facilities at DRC.

Namubes says the availability of these toilets will help fight diseases and preserve the health and well-being of the residents.

"The results of these poor personal hygiene practices often lead to exposure to diseases and unwanted illnesses. Therefore, as per our mandate to provide basic services to our community."

Woermann Brock We Care Trust donate to 12 beneficiaries in need of financial assistance

In celebration of its 128 anniversary, the Woermann Brock "We Care Trust' donated N$300 000 to 12 beneficiaries in need of financial assistance.

The Trust supports communities in surrounding areas of all Woermann Brock Stores and assists organizations that actively work towards helping those in need.

The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula in his keynote address commended the supermarket for providing assistance to those who need it most.