Good deeds will never go out of fashion

Residents of His House Care Centre will benefit from a project planned by the junior town council.

06 May 2019 | Education

Caroline Jansen; Junior Mayor; “Our intention is not to just feed the residents once.”

Walvis Bay - Karl Philander



A nutrition project with a difference is on the cards with the elderly residents of His House Care Centre (HHCC) in Meersig, Walvis Bay, as beneficiaries.

The junior town council (JTC) of Walvis Bay resolved to take a fresh approach with the project which has become a tradition for members of the council over years.

The event could happen during the holiday after the April school exams.

JCC members will be visiting the care centre in Meersig as part of the envisioned project.

“We chose His House for this unique project. We want to go to a place or an institution we’ve never visited and provide the residence with food items,” explained junior mayor Caroline Jansen.

She said the JCC is planning on making the project more sustainable.

“We are planning ahead and consulted with HHCC to determine what the residents mostly need. Our intention is not to just feed the residents once. The project should last for a prolonged time.”

Jansen highlighted that while the youth are in a privileged position, with parents providing for them, the reality is that some senior citizens do not get appreciated in the later stages of their lives.

“Some do not get visited. Council members are in a position to change this situation by showing our senior citizens some appreciation. We are all looking forward to the project and want to ensure its success.”

She also challenged the rest of the junior councils in other towns to engage in similar projects, no matter how big or small the effort.

“Not all changes are big. It is a gradual growth accumulated from little efforts. The end result is going to be worth much more, as it adds value due to the prolonged investment of time.”

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