Social Issues

Namibiër trap vir mediese studente

1 week ago - 03 December 2018 | Social Issues

'n Groep mediese studente van die Universiteit Stellenbosch onderneem tot 8 Desember 'n ambisieuse 902 km fietstoer vanaf Vioolsdrift aan die Namibiese grens tot by Kaap Agulhas, die mees suidelike punt van Afrika.Die projek is...

Kersete vir die armes

1 week ago - 03 December 2018 | Social Issues

Yolanda Nel - Om goed te doen aan ander is nie net 'n opdrag nie, maar 'n voorreg. En dit is dié voorreg wat een man aanspoor om terug te ploeg in sy gemeenskap.Alfons Seibeb...

Urgent action still needed to safeguard children in Namibia

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2018 | Social Issues

Ellanie Smit - Urgent action is necessary to address the challenges Namibia still faces to realise the rights and wellbeing of its children. In a statement issued by LifeLine/Childline, the support organisation says that even...

Millions for cancer apples

4 weeks ago - 12 November 2018 | Social Issues

The excitement levels were contagious on Friday when it was announced that N$3 million was raised for the second consecutive year in the 2018 Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple project. The Cancer Association's Rolf Hansen was...

Vision 2030 a pipedream?

4 weeks ago - 12 November 2018 | Social Issues

Yolanda Nel - With 12 years before Vision 2030 was set to change the lives of many Namibians currently living in extreme poverty, these goals seem unattainable given what has been achieved since the project...

Double payment for pensioners

1 month - 05 November 2018 | Social Issues

Recipients of old age and disability grants will receive their pay-outs for November and December in a once-off grant of N$2 500. The Ministry of...

Support for children’s home

1 month - 05 November 2018 | Social Issues

Taking care of eight vulnerable children is no easy task, but with the support of the German embassy, much needed equipment and furniture has been...

Maak klein harte bly

1 month - 05 November 2018 | Social Issues

Met Kerstyd, dink almal aan geskenke onder 'n Kersboom en hoeveel beplanning dit verg om vir elke spesiale persoon daardie spesiale geskenk te kry.Tog is...

Beds for the disabled

1 month - 05 November 2018 | Social Issues

The Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) and the ministry of health and social services (MOHSS) recently donated beds and mattresses worth N$90 000 to the...

Girls empowered thanks to donation

1 month - 29 October 2018 | Social Issues

Yolanda Nel - A foundation that takes care of vulnerable girls in Katutura received a much needed financial injection.The Lidar Community Foundation that takes care...

CAN builds bridges

1 month - 22 October 2018 | Social Issues

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) and the Rhineland-Pfalz Cancer Registry in Germany have joined forces in fighting cancer to the benefit of their communities.Key...

Cancer apples making a global impact

2 months ago - 01 October 2018 | Social Issues

The 2018 World Cancer Congress (WCC) has selected the Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple Project as one of the global innovative projects of hope for this...

Social Issues

Dust off your denims and...

3 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Social Issues

Dust off your denims and diamonds and get ready for the Cancer Association’s annual Hats and Roses luncheon taking place on 6 October.“We’re inviting 700...

Mammadu ­celebrates successes

3 months ago - 03 September 2018 | Social Issues

“We are very proud that three of our older children have been accepted in some of the best private schools,” says Agnes Albrecht Röhm of...

Consider National Pension Plan –...

3 months ago - 27 August 2018 | Social Issues

Adolf KaureGovernment views social protection as an important component in the wheel of progress of Namibia to overcome inequality and to achieve prosperity for all.To...

Communities warned against over-reliance on...

3 months ago - 20 August 2018 | Social Issues

Community members benefiting from the food bank programme, especially in urban areas, should not just rely on the programme but look for other means as...

Changing lives

4 months 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...

Sleeping warmer this winter

4 months 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...

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