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Helping to protect pets and strays

1 day - 18 January 2018 | Society

Barry de Klerk – Gobabis Animal Rescue (GAR) has been taking care of animals in the town for a few years and they hope to expand in future.Because of financial constraints, they currently have no...

Regular blood donor retires

1 week ago - 11 January 2018 | Society

After making an impressive 242 donations, 74-year old Barend du Plessis is retiring from donating blood.“I am actually a little sad because I wanted to reach 250, but unfortunately due to my medical condition,...

Groot Kersgeskenke vir Huis Maerua

1 month - 14 December 2017 | Society

Yolanda NelKinders van Huis Maerua se Kerskouse is hierdie feesseisoen propvol geskenke ná ’n groot skenking deur die Windhoek Officers Club (WOC). “Dit is vir ons belangrik om terug te ploeg in ons gemeenskap,” het...

The gift of a warm meal

1 month - 14 December 2017 | Society

To fight the plight of hunger and to support government’s efforts to eradicate poverty, the MealForTwo initiative last week made its first handover to senior citizens.This initiative between Bank Windhoek and the Gondwana Care Trust...

Gifts for orphans

1 month - 07 December 2017 | Society

The children of Megameno Home for Orphans are preparing for a big Christmas party on Sunday.According to a representative of the home, they are excited about the party and they hope it will be so...

Nuwe struktuur vir DBV

1 month - 23 November 2017 | Society

Talle dierebeskermingsverenigings in die land sal voortaan onder een beheerstruktuur as die Dierebeskermingsvereniging (DBV) van Namibië bekendstaan en mag ander takke nie meer van die...

Reho-kerk het ’n hart vir armes

2 months ago - 26 October 2017 | Society

Boet MatthewsRehoboth was onlangs die gasheer vir besoekers van heinde en verre, toe die Katolieke kerk op die dorp lede van die Society St. Vincent...

Giving Janika a hand

3 months ago - 12 October 2017 | Society

Little Janika Holloway who was born with a condition called Syndactyly (webbed fingers), celebrated her first birthday in August. Along with that came the good...

Rental rates a bargain – City of Windhoek

3 months ago - 28 September 2017 | Society

Yolanda NelWhile informal markets create work opportunities and generate an income, it comes at a price.“All developments come along with a cost responsibility,” says Lydia...

Special specs for visually impaired

4 months ago - 31 August 2017 | Society

A group of visually impaired scholars received special spectacles and sunglasses thanks to a micro-project fund of the German embassy in Namibia.An agreement was signed...

’n Sopkombuis vol seën

4 months ago - 31 August 2017 | Society

Jubilee Ministries werk ná sewe jaar nog steeds hard om ’n honderd behoeftige kinders van die Primêre Skool Elim twee keer ’n week van ’n...

Gardening to deal with trauma

4 months ago - 24 August 2017 | Society

Yolanda NelThrough painting and vibrant colours, old and young are finding healing ways to deal with their trauma.Windhoek-based Trauma Healing Network's Colour Me Healed program...

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Inspiring visits at Mammadu

4 months ago - 24 August 2017 | Society

Learners at the Mammadu Trust were recently treated to a field trip to Heroes Acre on the southern outskirts of Windhoek. The children enjoyed the...

Help Cinderalla get to the...

4 months ago - 24 August 2017 | Society

Standard Bank employees are donating outfits and shoes to less privileged girls to attend their matric dance.These donations are geared towards the Women of Destiny’s...

'Fight for what is right'...

5 months ago - 17 August 2017 | Society

Yolanda NelMore than 200 people attended a meeting by the Landless People’s Movement (LPM) in Rehoboth last Sunday.“People died for land and now their grandchildren...

Winter warmers for Nau Aib’s...

5 months ago - 17 August 2017 | Society

In the spirit of giving, the senior citizens of the Immanuel Old Age Home in Okahandja recently received N$43 700 and 40 warm blankets worth...

Go 4 Gold in September...

5 months ago - 17 August 2017 | Society

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – a time to honour and remember children and families affected by this devastating disease, and to help rally...

Support for Chica

5 months ago - 17 August 2017 | Society

Mr Jan-Christo Coetzer (2nd from left) of GEKA Pharma handed over N$120 000 to the Cancer Association’s CHICA Interim Home in support for children fighting...

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