The Ongwediva Town Council recently extended a hand of assistance to youth and learners in the town. The council availed N$5 000 worth of gardening tools to the Efidi Lomulunga Active Youth Group. The Control Primary School received a set of 19 chairs worth N$2 500 while Omusheshe Combined School received a box of much-needed dictionaries valued at N$2 500.
The gardening tools are expected to assist the Efidi Lomulunga Active Youth Group increase its gardening production.
The chairs to the Control Primary School are for its newly constructed hall, which needed chairs.
The school currently has a school hall that accommodates 1 035 learners from pre-grade to Grade 10, and 41 staff members, but has no chairs.
“It is the responsibility of the school to take good care of these chairs by putting in place measures on usage,” said the mayor of Ongwediva, Angelina Angula, at the handover.
Angula implored the business community and individuals to conduct assessments on their own in different schools in Ongwediva to determine the needs of the schools in their vicinity.
“By donating the little you have you will make a significant impact in promoting education of our children,” said Angula.
Receiving the chairs the principal at Control Combined School, Hofni Kapolo, said the development of schools requires the participation of all stakeholders to plough back into society.
He urged the council to continue investing in institutions of learning within Ongwediva.
“This is what we call ploughing back into the community,” said