Social Issues

A helping hand for seniors

6th of April 10:44 | Social Issues

Youth activist Edson Uapingene donated some day-to-day necessities to 20 elderly residents at the Katutura Old Age Home over the weekend.The necessities worth around N$4 000, included food items such as meat, maize meal, baking...

Tip that tap for your health

3 days ago - 02 April 2020 | Social Issues

RMB Namibia through the FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust donated N$500 000 to assist a Covid-19 emergency response programme directly targeting Windhoek’s informal settlements.RMB Namibia’s chief executive Conrad Dempsey said that Windhoek’s informal settlements with more...

Food for CBD car guards

6 days ago - 30 March 2020 | Social Issues

The Capricorn Group donated food hampers to a group of homeless car guards working in the surrounding areas of the group’s head office last Friday.The reality of homelessness means that many do not have the...

SPCA continues taking care of four-legged friends

2 weeks ago - 17 March 2020 | Social Issues

The SPCA in Windhoek has reacted to the presence of COVID-19 in the area, saying that as an organisation they are accustomed to working to control the spread of disease related to animals and thus...

Hope defies all odds

1 month - 17 February 2020 | Social Issues

Julienne van Rooyen - Windhoek Express (WE) recently met up with four extraordinary ladies. WE undertook a road trip with them to visit some of the schools that S.P.E.S Charity is involved with.As we left...

Love for sale

1 month - 13 February 2020 | Social Issues

Economic challenges have driven some Namibian women into entering marriages of convenience with foreign nationals for as little as N$500 per month, deputy minister of...

NCS and UNODC clean up

2 months ago - 05 February 2020 | Social Issues

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) launched a soap and detergent manufacturing project for...

CoTA sings for CAN

2 months ago - 04 February 2020 | Social Issues

The College of the Arts (CoTA) hosts the Christmas Memories Concert in support of the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) every year. Last year’s event...

Pupkewitz Hino supports SPCA

2 months ago - 28 January 2020 | Social Issues

Pupkewitz Motors believes in giving back to their community and country, and thanks to their loyal customers and hardworking staff, they are able to do.According...

Change begins at home

3 months ago - 09 December 2019 | Social Issues

Employees of the Capricorn Group took Windhoek by storm on Friday with their Christmas on the Streets Initiative, which aims to help the homeless community...

Maltas volunteer in Havana

5 months ago - 24 October 2019 | Social Issues

Since the inception of Maltas Club Namibia, volunteerism has always been at the forefront with students engaging with various outreach programmes on an annual basis.Two...

New Peace Corps volunteers sworn in

5 months ago - 21 October 2019 | Social Issues

Thirty new US Peace Corps volunteers joined local communities throughout Namibia to begin two-year assignments to strengthen education across the country. The volunteers will work...

Social Issues

CAN’s Rolf headed to leader’s...

5 months ago - 10 October 2019 | Social Issues

The Cancer Association of Namibia’s Chief Executive Rolf Hansen soon departs for the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit taking place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from 15 to...

Celebrities to knockout GBV

6 months ago - 25 September 2019 | Social Issues

Gender-based violence (GBV) must remain at the centre of the MTC Knockout Project, activist Job Amupanda said of the initiative that sees some of Namibia’s...

Giving hope to the destitute

7 months ago - 18 August 2019 | Social Issues

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The Promiseland Trust, established in Walvis Bay in 2009, feeds more than 2 500 children across the town every day.Founded...

Potjie'ing for Orlindi

7 months ago - 18 August 2019 | Social Issues

During Auas Valley Shopping Mall's recent Late Night shopping event, N$11 150 was raised towards the Orlindi orphanage. The money will be used to buy...

Winter warmers for the east

8 months ago - 28 July 2019 | Social Issues

Agribank staff members recently donated blankets and winter clothes to the Gobabis Project School and the Epako Old Age Home. These items were collected from...

Nadja shows she cares

8 months ago - 21 July 2019 | Social Issues

In her first public appearance as Miss Namibia 2019, Nadja Breytenbach, and Michelle McLean-Bailey in her capacity as chairperson of her trust, handed over donations...

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