Changing lives

20 August 2018 | Society

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 life of people in various communities, while creating hope for the hopeless.

Their vision is to have a community of people where everybody is able to accept, comprehend and live out God's love.

WLCC has been active in Windhoek for more than 16 years.

The interdenominational community centre is managed by a board of trustees who are in turn assisted by a full-time project manager and project coordinators.



Feeding scheme

Thanks to various partners, WLCC is able to feed about 26 000 people in Windhoek and surrounds, which includes 1 050 pre-school children, 4 500 secondary school learners, 20 000 people that are fed through a community feeding scheme along with 436 individuals who collect food from the centre.

One of their beneficiaries is Emma Motseng. Emma came to the Windhoek Life Change Centre seeking assistance and has since volunteered for various programmes run by centre. She currently serves as the head chef there and is responsible for feeding 4 500 learners every week. Since the WLCC needs donations and sponsors to help keep them going and to reach more vulnerable residents of Windhoek, the centre invites individuals and corporates to be part of their projects.

Donors, volunteers and sponsors can help with the centre's administrational costs, special projects, their database, their special skills projects and their pre-primary education programmes.

They also accept food and clothing donations which will be handed over to people in vulnerable communities around the city.

To get involved, call 061 23 4671 or send an e-mail to [email protected] or visit the centre at 127 Johann Albrecht Street.

Similar News

 

Fundraising for strays

2 days ago - 24 March 2019 | Society

Windhoek • Yolanda NelGiven that a single pair of dogs and their offspring are able to produce more than 11 000 puppies a year and...

Kom bak en brou saam

2 days ago - 24 March 2019 | Society

Windhoek • Yolanda NelWou jy nog altyd ook koekies mooi versier, maar die taak lyk glad nie bereikbaar nie?Dan is hierdie ’n geleentheid wat jy...

JICA alumni visit ambassador

2 days ago - 24 March 2019 | Society

Around 30 Namibian officials and professionals who participated in Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) training courses and familiarization programmes in Japan, were recently welcomed to...

One charity helps another

1 week ago - 17 March 2019 | Society

Miss Namibia 2018, Selma Kamanya, recently handed over donations to the recipients of the Standard Bank Women of Excellence awards. They are Huipie van Wyk,...

Taking hands for CAN

1 week ago - 17 March 2019 | Society

In the light of more than 3 700 Namibians that are newly diagnosed with cancer every year, Pupkewitz Megabuild and Marathon Tools have taken hands...

Help us, help you – CAN

2 weeks ago - 10 March 2019 | Society

Given the prevailing economic climate, the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) has been necessitated to implement a nominal donation structure to allow them to keep...

It takes a village

3 weeks ago - 03 March 2019 | Society

S.P.E.S Charity recently hosted a fundraiser in the capital where they shared information about the impact the organisation has in the community and the lives...

CAN branch for Reho

1 month - 27 January 2019 | Society

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) officially opened a local support centre in Rehoboth for the Hardap region on Monday.At the event, the governor Esme...

Support for soccer centre

2 months ago - 21 January 2019 | Society

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Girls Centre last week received 18 single beds and bedding worth N$75 000 from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit...

CAN outreach begins

2 months ago - 20 January 2019 | Society

The Cancer Association of Namibia hosts the first of their annual medical outreaches to help fight cancer in Namibia, starting in Rehoboth on Monday.The medical...

Latest News

Beach volleyball action at the...

1 day - 25 March 2019 | Sports

Social division action from the first day of the Namibian Volley Ball Federation (NVB) organised 2019 Bank Windhoek Swakopmund Beach Volleyball tournament at the Mole....

Schools compete at desert sport...

1 day - 25 March 2019 | Sports

The sixth annual Buco Desert Sport Festival took place from 19 to 23 March at the Walvis Bay Private High School sports field. This year...

Bullseye

1 day - 25 March 2019 | Sports

Thirty eight archers are competing at the first ever outdoor target archery competition in Swakopmund. The competition which is taking place over two days...

The soldiers among us

1 day - 25 March 2019 | Sports

Windhoek • Yolanda NelHundreds of athletes and rookies joined in the fun during the Toyota Warrior Race that took place at Heja Lodge yesterday. Armin...

Two in a row for...

1 day - 25 March 2019 | Sports

Swakopmund • Adolf KaureThe second edition of the Sanlam Coastal Marathon took place in Swakopmund.Mynhard Kauanivi won the men's 42.2 km marathon for the second...

Fundraising for strays

2 days ago - 24 March 2019 | Society

Windhoek • Yolanda NelGiven that a single pair of dogs and their offspring are able to produce more than 11 000 puppies a year and...

Kom bak en brou saam

2 days ago - 24 March 2019 | Society

Windhoek • Yolanda NelWou jy nog altyd ook koekies mooi versier, maar die taak lyk glad nie bereikbaar nie?Dan is hierdie ’n geleentheid wat jy...

Little foot entertains

2 days ago - 24 March 2019 | Business

A newly erected chameleon structure is entertaining children at the Grove Mall of Namibia.Since chameleons are well-known for their adaptations to survive the brutal deserts,...

A better future for the...

2 days ago - 24 March 2019 | Social Issues

Windhoek • Yolanda NelStatistics on how many Namibian children are at risk, is dire. As a result, a group of people decided that something needs...

Load More