Donation brings festive cheer

Families welcome hampers

07 January 2020 | Local News

Frieda Abraham; PRO; “They were filled with gratitude and joy…”

Swakopmund

Swakop Uranium (SU) donated food hampers to 40 families from the DRC informal settlement during a ceremony at the offices of the mine in Swakopmund on Christmas Day.

According to SU’s public relations officer Frieda Abraham, the mine saw a need amongst families in the DRC informal settlement.

“Seeing that these families have no food to eat for Christmas, we decided to donate hampers to them, and they were filled with gratitude about the gesture.”

Abraham personally went into one of the most poverty stricken areas in Swakopmund to identify families that are in great need of help so that they could be helped through the initiative.

“Poverty is a huge problem in our community and seeing it is Christmas, we wanted to do something to help,” she said.
Swakop Uranium’s brand slogan that they live by is ‘More than Mining’.

“Standing by what we say, we initiated a corporate social responsibility project that both helps the community and helps us to stay true to what we believe in. We care and we want to show that we care,” Abraham said.

She went on to wish everyone a merry Christmas and a prosperous new year.

Similar News

 

Okombahe, Spitzkoppe residents receive assistance

10 hours ago | Local News

Spitzkoppe/Okombahe • [email protected] Residents of settlements who are reliant on tourism are struggling to survive since the arrival of Covid-19. In light of this,...

Unified strategy needed to contain pandemic

10 hours ago | Local News

Swakopmund The governor of the Erongo region Neville Andre says the best way to get the upper hand against Covid-19, is a comprehensive...

Toddler drowns

11 hours ago | Local News

Swakopmund • iré[email protected] A 4-year old girl lost her life to the sea in Swakopmund on Saturday at 16:00.Erongo region crime investigation coordinator,...

Winter warmth

4 days ago - 01 July 2020 | Local News

Orano Mining Namibia donated blankets to families affected by the recent shack fires that destroyed 24 homes in Mondesa, Swakopmund, on 19 June. The families...

Helping hand extended to albinos

5 days ago - 01 July 2020 | Local News

Walvis Bay • [email protected] junior regional councillor for the Walvis Bay urban constituency Anna Uupindi recently introduced the 'Albino Corner'. The launch of the initiative,...

Henties Bay gallows set alight

5 days ago - 30 June 2020 | Local News

Henties Bay An incident of malicious damage to the gallows in Henties Bay was reported to the Namibia Police Force (NamPol).According to the NamPol’s...

Police seize ‘prevention tea’

5 days ago - 30 June 2020 | Local News

Walvis Bay · [email protected] Police on Monday seized expensive “illegal Covid-19 prevention tea” during a raid on Chinese shops in Walvis Bay.The traditional Chinese...

Inwoners bekommerd

6 days ago - 30 June 2020 | Local News

Hentiesbaai • [email protected] Hentiesbaai se inwoners is onstoke oor die teenwoordigheid van Covid-19-pasiënte wat op die kusdorp in kwarantyn gehou word. Die minister...

Temporary shelter for WB Covid checkpoint

6 days ago - 29 June 2020 | Local News

Walvis Bay The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) donated a mobile office to the Navy Commander of the Namibian Police in the Erongo region. A...

Alcohol dependency remains a concern

1 week ago - 28 June 2020 | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] governor Neville Andre expressed his concern about the high level of alcohol dependency in the region. He said that social workers have...

Latest News

Unified strategy needed to contain...

10 hours ago | Local News

Swakopmund The governor of the Erongo region Neville Andre says the best way to get the upper hand against Covid-19, is a comprehensive...

NBC staff member tests...

11 hours ago | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] A staff member of the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation’s (NBC) Erongo regional office in Swakopmund has tested positive for Covid-19.NBC's chief commercial...

Toddler drowns

11 hours ago | Local News

Swakopmund • iré[email protected] A 4-year old girl lost her life to the sea in Swakopmund on Saturday at 16:00.Erongo region crime investigation coordinator,...

Newborn baby diagnosed with Covid-19...

1 day - 04 July 2020 | Health

The minister of health and social services Kalumbi Shangula announced that the country recorded twenty-six new cases of Covid-19.The minister said that all of the...

Harbour town welcomes Covid-19 recovery...

2 days ago - 03 July 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Covid-19 pandemic has created an influx of panic with negative news dominating the headlines. However, residents of Walvis...

Back to business for Novanam...

2 days ago - 03 July 2020 | Fishing

Lüderitz-based fishing company NovaNam announced that its land-based employees can return to work on 7 July, when the first vessel returns with catch. After the...

A slow day for Covid-19...

3 days ago - 02 July 2020 | Health

During this morning’s briefing at the Covid Communication Centre, health minister Kalumbi Shangula announced eight new cases of Covid-19, with patients ranging from ages 13...

Pick n Pay clears the...

3 days ago - 02 July 2020 | Business

Walvis Bay Pick n Pay responded to what it terms misleading reports that appeared about the closure of its store in Walvis Bay yesterday.According...

PowerCom commissions new towers

3 days ago - 02 July 2020 | Technology

Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure provider PowerCom, recently commissioned four infrastructure towers at the coast and one in Rehoboth. The towers were constructed to increase...

Load More