Social Issues

Kindergarten feeding changes lives

14 hours ago | Social Issues

Windhoek • [email protected] than 5 500 vulnerable pre-schoolers receive three free meals at 135 kindergartens across Windhoek’s poverty-stricken informal settlements.The programme is one component of a large-scale Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme launched more than...

BIG speaks out about poverty blueprint

1 day - 26 September 2021 | Social Issues

The Basic Income Grant (BIG) Coalition of Namibia said that it has taken note that the Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare inviting proposals for the evaluation of the Ministry’s policy framework...

Bespoke app for counselling San

5 days ago - 22 September 2021 | Social Issues

In a bid to curb high school dropout rates at Donkerbos settlement in the Omaheke region, a Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Computer Science Lecturer, Rosetha Kays, developed a prototype mobile platform for...

Giving frontline officers breathing room

2 weeks ago - 13 September 2021 | Social Issues

While Covid has altered the way of life for many of us, frontline officers like health professionals, police officers and military personnel have borne the brunt of trying to help manage the impact of the...

Communities flock to pop-up vaccination sites

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2021 | Social Issues

Windhoek • [email protected] to 450 Covid-19 vaccines were administered at two pop-up vaccination stations spearheaded by the Office of the First Lady since last week. At the first vaccine pop-up site on 1 September, 118...

Colourful murals bring smiles

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2021 | Social Issues

Windhoek • [email protected] the children’s cancer ward at the Windhoek central hospital, the youngsters have huge smiles on their faces after the walls of the...

Boost for Christ’s Hope kids

2 weeks ago - 09 September 2021 | Social Issues

The Capricorn Foundation donated N$246 000 to Christ’s Hope International Namibia, whose dedication and commitment assists orphaned and vulnerable children impacted by AIDS and poverty.Christ’s...

Green Week supports vulnerable communities

3 weeks ago - 02 September 2021 | Social Issues

Food insecurity in Namibia has increased dramatically, and hundreds of thousands of people in vulnerable communities need help.Vegetable gardening is an important method of securing...

Masks & Roses launched

3 weeks ago - 01 September 2021 | Social Issues

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) and project partners earlier today launched the 2021 Sanlam Masks and Roses Ladies event, to the benefit of the...

Going yellow for childhood cancer

1 month - 16 August 2021 | Social Issues

Spring is in the air because September is nearly here! And for the Cancer Association of Namibia this means childhood cancer awareness month.Yes, it is...

Putting shoes on their feet

1 month - 12 August 2021 | Social Issues

Project Never Walk Alone was launched in the capital earlier this week, in a bid to raise funds to provide needy Namibian children with shoes.Speaking...

Vaccines for informal settlements

1 month - 10 August 2021 | Social Issues

The Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Windhoek’s informal settlements started towards the end of July 2021 at the constituency councillor’s office in Havana (Moses Garoeb constituency)....

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The perfect San storm

1 month - 02 August 2021 | Social Issues

The year 2021 has not brought any respite to Namibia from the tragedy and hardship that befell the nation through the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact,...

Socks n Soup for cancer...

1 month - 29 July 2021 | Social Issues

It’s Socks n Soup Saturday with the Cancer Association of Namibia and MegaCentre in Kleine Kuppe this Saturday (31 July 2021) from 08:00 to noon.Regular...

Winter warmers for paediatric ward

1 month - 29 July 2021 | Social Issues

A hot water urn, a glucometer and test strip kit, bathing necessities, winter clothing, diapers and wipes, toys and children’s books were donated to the...

Get ready to boot out...

2 months ago - 19 July 2021 | Social Issues

On Friday, 30 July 2021, the Cancer Association of Namibia is “giving cancer the boot from Namibia”!While we are all fighting Covid-19 as bravely was...

Ambulance, equipment for medical NGO

2 months ago - 16 July 2021 | Social Issues

A special ambulance and medical equipment was handed over to the local NGO E.M.A. Emergency Medical Assistance Organisation by the German Ambassador to Namibia, Herbert...

Suurstoftenk vir St Mary’s

2 months ago - 14 July 2021 | Social Issues

Te danke aan ruim borgskappe deur inwoners en besighede op Rehoboth, is ’n 4.6 ton kapasiteit suurstoftenk op pad na St Mary’s hospitaal. Met bydraes...

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