Social Issues

Changing lives

1 week ago - 06 August 2018 | Social Issues

Barry de Klerk – The Windhoek Life Change Centre (WLCC) is working towards making the city a better place to live in for all residents.Through community-based projects that combat poverty, WLCC strives to better the...

Sleeping warmer this winter

2 weeks ago - 05 August 2018 | Social Issues

With a projected value of more than N$1.2 million raised during this year's Winter Knights project, many vulnerable and needy people are sleeping warmer than before.“The main aim of the project is to raise donations...

Baie probleme, min hoop

3 weeks ago - 26 July 2018 | Social Issues

Yolanda Nel - Bykans drie jaar ná die abattoir op Witvlei sy deure gesluit het, is net sowat 3,1% van die inwoners op die dorp werksaam.Uit die 4 000 inwoners op die dorp, is 1...

St Ann-vroue woeker weer

3 weeks ago - 26 July 2018 | Social Issues

Boet Matthews - Die vroue van St. Ann van die Katolieke Moederkerk op Rehoboth laat nie gras onder hul voete groei nie. Ná hulle twee weke gelede harte bly gemaak het op Rehoboth, was hulle...

'Flying toilets' still a reality

1 month - 19 July 2018 | Social Issues

Many San communities in the Omaheke region still use pit latrines to relieve themselves, especially in informal settlements in urban areas.The pit latrines, commonly known as the bucket system, require users to physically remove their...

St Ann maak harte bly

1 month - 12 July 2018 | Social Issues

Die vroue van St. Ann op Rehoboth het weer hul harte vir inwoners van minderbevoorregte gebiede op die dorp oopgemaak.Verlede jaar was dit 'n miernes...

Bejaardes wag nog vir geld

1 month - 12 July 2018 | Social Issues

Die ministerie van armoede verligting het aangekondig dat pensioene en toelaas met N$50 verhoog is, hoewel dit eers in Augustus geïmplimenteer sal word. Volgens die...

N$20 miljoen vir appels

1 month - 12 July 2018 | Social Issues

N$20 miljoen is die afgelope 17 jaar deur middel van die Bank Windhoek appelprojek vir die Kankervereniging (CAN) ingesamel, met ’n rekordbedrag van N$3 miljoen...

Katte, koffie en koek

1 month - 05 July 2018 | Social Issues

As jy nou al lank wonder of jy 'n troeteldier wil aanskaf, moenie Saterdag se geleentheid by die Dierebeskermingsvereniging (DBV) misloop nie.“Die katte, koffie en...

Lending a helping hand

1 month - 05 July 2018 | Social Issues

A number of elderly residents of Khomasdal, Katutura and Otjomuise recently received blankets to brighten their day and to help keep them warm during the...

Blankets for Red Cross

1 month - 21 June 2018 | Social Issues

The Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (NamibRe) donated 44 blankets worth N$30 000 to the Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) in Windhoek, who received the...

Welfare organisation robbed

2 months ago - 07 June 2018 | Social Issues

A burglary at the Mammadu centre has left the staff and children devastated – not just due to the robbery, but also because police failed...

Social Issues

#getinvolved with MSNamibia

2 months ago - 07 June 2018 | Social Issues

World MS Day was celebrated on 30 May, and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Namibia with the support of FNB Namibia, Pathcare and the Cancer Association of...

Laat die potte prut

3 months ago - 17 May 2018 | Social Issues

Die winter kruip vinnig nader en een kleuter maak steeds haar hart oop om seker te maak dat daar mooi omgesien word na diere sonder...

Support for Alzheimer's and dementia

3 months ago - 11 May 2018 | Social Issues

The Namibia Scientific Society recently hosted a public talk by Berrie Holtzhausen of Alzheimer's / Dementia Namibia, where he spoke about how these diseases are...

On the ball

3 months ago - 11 May 2018 | Social Issues

Spar Namibia recommitted to the National Cancer Outreach Programme of the Cancer Association of Namibia by donating N$190 000 to the annual cancer ball that...

Nuwe kamers vir meer pasiënte

3 months ago - 03 May 2018 | Social Issues

Met die uitbredingswerk wat tans by Huis Acacia van die Kankervereniging van Namibië (CAN) plaasvind, sal hulle binnekort meer pasiënte kan verwelkom.Die bouwerk aan Huis...

Love this winter

3 months ago - 03 May 2018 | Social Issues

With winter fast approaching, Hugs 4 Christ celebrated the changing of season by handing out hugs in the Windhoek CBD recently.The #FreeHugsNam campaign was another...

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