Jingle bells of hope

Hope Village in Katutura hosted its annual ‘Secret Santa Shoe Box’ on 1 December at its premises.

03 December 2019 | Youth

Justicia Shipena



Founded in 2007 with six children, the village is a long-term placement facility that has the stamp of approval of the child ministry.

The event was aimed at highlighting the plight of less-privileged children as well as getting people to remember them during the festive season.

Marietjie de Klerk, founder of Hope Village, said they endeavour to help each child reach his or her full potential educationally, psychologically, emotionally and physically.

“We give them the opportunity to go to school, do sport, arts and crafts.”

De Klerk said they currently have 95 children under their care. She added they are striving to give hope to all the children for their future, and make them feel wanted during Christmas time.

Similar News

 

Matrix 2020

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Youth

Leonardo Amwaalwa Seniors at JG Van Der Wath Secondary School in Okahandja were looking forward to finally have their matric farewell, only for the worldwide...

Belê in die Namibiese meisie

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Youth

Monique Adams’n Barmhartige Namibiër het besluit om Vrydag 50 pakkies sanitêre doekies aan leerlinge by Hoërskool Hage Geingob en Laerskool Moses Garoeb in Windhoek te...

Nuwe skool vir Hentiesbaai

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Youth

Justicia ShipenaBesunan Education Centre (BEC), wat deur die besturende direkteur van Besunan Investments CC en afgetrede onderwysveteraan, mnr. Elias Nanuseb, begin is, sal na verwagting...

Werkwinkel vir jong entrepreneurs

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Youth

Die Jeugontwikkeling-organisasie het ’n bemarkingswerkwinkel op Rundu by die streekraad se ouditorium aangebied. Meer as 50 jong besigheidseienaars het dit bygewoon. Die werkwinkel het gepoog...

MTC Rural School Project well on track

1 week ago - 04 August 2020 | Youth

Staff reporter Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) launched the MTC Rural School Project yesterday morning. The project, which answers to the call to dilapidated schools...

The show must go on

1 week ago - 04 August 2020 | Youth

Rebecca LasarusWith the announcement of the Covid-19 pandemic schools were closed as a form of preventing the Covid-19 pandemic from infecting the learners. However,...

The podium is yours

1 week ago - 04 August 2020 | Youth

Ernesto De JesusBefore the Covid-19 pandemic, various plans were still in full swing at Namib High School. One of these events was the annual senior...

Miss Teen Swakopmund 2020

1 week ago - 04 August 2020 | Youth

Johnathan Harris, SYO chairperson and a grade 12 learner at Namib High School, says the organisation is discussing this option. “I am still waiting on...

Powerful shaping factors

2 weeks ago - 28 July 2020 | Youth

Justicia Shipena Political opinions and attitudes are a vital part of who we are and how we construct our identities. In light of...

Matric Farewells: To be held or not?

3 weeks ago - 21 July 2020 | Youth

Since the first cases of Covid-19 were reported in Namibia, almost everything has come to a standstill. Many high schools are looking at their options...

Latest News

Boost business to boost growth

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Business

Erongo governor Neville Andre-Itope has called on business owners to explore new ways in order to reignite their respective businesses and the country’s economy.Andre-Itope made...

Access Bank, Cavmont sign agreement...

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Business

Capricorn Group’s Zambian subsidiary, Cavmont Capital Holdings Zambia (Cavmont Bank) signed a definitive agreement regarding a proposed merger with Access Bank Zambia, a subsidiary of...

Action ordered against Swapo court...

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Politics

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKThe Swapo central committee has directed the party leadership in Oshana Region to take disciplinary action against party members Mirjam Shituula and Selma Namboga,...

Swapo makes U-turn on 10-year...

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Politics

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKAfter much criticism, Swapo has made a sudden U-turn and changed its 10-year membership requirement for those who want to vie as candidates for...

Govt quota auction sparks 'second...

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Fishing

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYFishing industry players are worried that the country will be plunged into another Fishrot scandal if the government auctions its fishing quotas for...

Tossing papers, tapping buttons

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Technology

Justicia Shipena WINDHOEKHaving started his coding journey in grade nine at De Duine Secondary School in Walvis Bay, Joachim Shilongo recently developed a...

17 000 residents targeted for...

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Economics

The Swakopmund municipality is targeting to decongest a total number of 17 000 or more residents from the DRC proper informal settlement by the end...

Fishing quota auctioning model better

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Opinion

A lot has been said since news broke that government plans to auction off fishing quotas to help raise money needed to fend off the...

49% of workplaces ‘poorly prepared’...

1 day - 11 August 2020 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKInspections by the ministry of labour found that only 16% of workplaces complied with occupational safety and health standards, while up to 49% workplaces...

Load More