HOACHANAS - Even though the country is facing one of the worst droughts recorded, crop farmers in the Hardap Region are not deterred as they continue using the little resources they have in order to make ends meet.
WINDHOEK - After awarding a tender for the construction of a new fire station, the Mariental Municipality is reviewing the allocation following an objection by another company that submitted a bid which was lower by close to N$90 000.
WINDHOEK – The Hardap Region had been allocated N$284.7 million for the development budget during the 2019/2020 financial year. As tabled in the national budget by Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein, in March this year, the Hardap Region’s development budget is expected to decrease slightly to just under N$260 million in the 2020/21 financial year, before rebounding to more than N$282.3 million in the 2021/22 financial year.
WINDHOEK- Debmarine Namibia School Outreach programme stretched to Hardap Region schools namely, Dr Lemmer High School and Rehoboth High School last Friday.
MALTAHÖHE - Thirty young people from the Daweb Constituency have started a youth empowerment initiative, the Daweb Tailoring and Beads project, to help alleviate poverty among youths in the constituency.
WINDHOEK- The Mariental Public Library has embarked on a new programme titled Life after Grade 12. The idea initiated last year by Letta Shivute, the librarian, is to inform and advice learners about different study fields, and different jobs in the market. Shivute came up with this initiative when she noticed that learners who came to do online applications to different universities last year, were just applying for almost the same study fields, revealing a lack of information on different career choices. Shivute thus thought it fit to expose the learners to different career choices.
WINDHOEK - The Hardap community libraries has initiated reading outreach activities with children from crèche in the Hardap Region.