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OOCT Projects

The Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust was established in 2008 by Ohorongo Cement (Pty) Ltd with the purpose of contributing towards the wellbeing of the community of Otavi. For this purpose Ohorongo committed itself to making an annual financial contribution towards the trust in order to enable the trustees to meet their obligations.

Below are details of each project undertaken by  the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust and Support e.V. in partnership:

Ohorongo Buildit Academy delivered nearly 300 trained brickmakers

Ohorongo Buildit Academy delivered nearly 300 trained brickmakers
Town: Gobabis
Value: N/A
Project Date: 18 July 2018

Over the past 2 years, nearly 300 Namibians have received training from the Ohorongo Buildit Brickmaking Academy on how to produce quality bricks. This was declared at the 14th brickma...

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Brickmaking skills a chance to share in the country's prosperity

Brickmaking skills a chance to share in the country's prosperity
Town: Keetmanshoop
Value: N/A
Project Date: 13 June 2018

The Governor of //Karas Region urged newly trained brickmakers, to use their newly acquired skills in development projects, in the region. Hon. Lucia Basson, was addressing the trainees during t...

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Ohorongo Cement donates sunscreen lotion to albinism children in Namibia

Ohorongo Cement donates sunscreen lotion to albinism children in Namibia
Town: Windhoek
Value: N/A
Project Date: 13 June 2018

Ohorongo Cement today joined the rest of Albinism in Namibia to celebrate International Albinism awareness day.The event took place at the School for Visually impaired Children which also accomm...

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Brickmaking trainees urged to contribute to a permanent housing solution in zambezi region

Brickmaking trainees urged to contribute to a permanent housing solution in zambezi region
Town: Katima Mulilo
Value: N/A
Project Date: 21 May 2018

The Zambezi Region Governor has called on the newly trained brickmakers to contribute towards a lasting solution to housing challenges in the region. Mr. Ignatius Nkunga, Special Advisor to Hon....

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Housing initiative for poor 'inspires' – Mushelenga

Housing initiative for poor 'inspires' – Mushelenga
Town: Omaruru
Value: N/A
Project Date: 21 May 2018

URBAN development minister Peya Mushelenga said last week that the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia's work is "nothing but inspirational". He said this at the official hand...

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Bricklaying Academy to help boost urbanisation in Kunene Region

Bricklaying Academy to help boost urbanisation in Kunene Region
Town: Outjo
Value: N/A
Project Date: 20 April 2018

To assist with upliftment of the social welfare and living standards of the population of Kunene region, 16 people were trained at Outjo in the trade of brickmaking on 18 April 2018. The t...

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Ohorongo helps prevent sun-related Cancer in persons with Albinism

Ohorongo helps prevent sun-related Cancer in persons with Albinism
Town: Windhoek
Value: N$ 130 258.00
Project Date: 13 April 2018

Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support Ulm e.V. secured 1100 (one thousand one hundred) tubes of sunscreen lotion for persons with albinism in Namibia. Ohoron...

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Ohorongo Cement constructs sports facilities for Otavi community

Ohorongo Cement constructs sports facilities for Otavi community
Town: Otavi
Value: N/A
Project Date: 12 April 2018

Ohorongo Cement in partnership with Dundee and Agra decided to construct a Volley ball, Netball and Basket Ball court for the community of Otavi. The construction of the facilities will cost N$2...

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Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust equips Katutura State Hospital

Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust equips Katutura State Hospital
Town: Windhoek
Value: N$ 1 200 000.00
Project Date: 14 March 2018

Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with the Support Ulm e.V. donated medical equipment to the value of N$1.2 Million to the Katutura State Hospital (14 March 2018). The ...

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Ohorongo Buildit brickmaking academy take vocational skills to Kavango West

Ohorongo Buildit brickmaking academy take vocational skills to Kavango West
Town: Rundu
Value: N/A
Project Date: 9 March 2018

Twentynine people received vocational training skills in the trade of brickmaking from the Ohorongo Buildit Brickmaking Academy, at Rundu today (9 March 2018).  Kavango West is one...

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Kavango East Governor applauds Ohorongo and the Buildit Group for imparting brickmaking skills

Kavango East Governor applauds Ohorongo and the Buildit Group for imparting brickmaking skills
Town: Rundu
Value: N/A
Project Date: 8 March 2018

Kavango East Regional, Governor Hon. Dr. Samuel Mbambo, represented by Bonny Kahare, applauded Ohorongo and the Buildit group for their commitment to give brickmaking training in each of the 14 ...

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Ohorongo Buildit Brickmaking Academy in Line with the National Development Goals

Ohorongo Buildit Brickmaking Academy in Line with the National Development Goals
Town: Swakopmund
Value: N/A
Project Date: 14 February 2018

Today (14 February), 17 people from the Erongo Region benefited from the free brickmaking skills training offered by the Ohorongo Buildit Brickmaking Academy. The Brickmaking Academy wh...

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From Shack to Shelter – Realizing a Dream

From Shack to Shelter – Realizing a Dream
Town: Otavi
Value: N/A
Project Date: 6 December 2017

Twenty members of the Shack Dwellers Federation Namibia (SDFN) officially received keys to their houses from the Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Hon. Silvia Makgone, at Otavi tod...

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Walvis community helps shack dwellers to clear land

Walvis community helps shack dwellers to clear land
Town: Walvis Bay
Value: N/A
Project Date: 13 November 2017

ABOUT 1 000 people, including beneficiaries of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia, businesses and politicians rolled up their sleeves on Saturday to level the dunes near Narraville to make...

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Ondangwa shack dwellers aim to grow

Ondangwa shack dwellers aim to grow
Town: Ondangwa
Value: N/A
Project Date: 19 October 2017

ONDANGWA, 19 OCT (NAMPA) The Ondangwa members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia aim to eliminate shacks in their community as they grow the number of brick houses through the buy-a-bri...

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Mobility for people living with disabilities in Otavi and Kombat

Mobility for people living with disabilities in Otavi and Kombat
Town: Otavi
Value: N$ 104 000.00
Project Date: 4 October 2017

Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) in collaboration with Support Ulm e.V., a donated twenty wheelchairs worth N$ 104 000 to people living with disabilities at Otavi and Kombat at the Otavi cl...

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Shack Dwellers Save N$25 Million ... Reinvent Access to Security of Tenure

Shack Dwellers Save N$25 Million ... Reinvent Access to Security of Tenure
Town: National
Value: N/A
Project Date: 1 October 2017

The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) has reached a record 23 000 membership split among its 700 savings groups across the country and saved over N$25million which has enabled the cons...

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Ohorongo Cement building futures through education

Ohorongo Cement building futures through education
Town: National
Value: N$ 230 000.00
Project Date: 14 June 2017

Ohorongo Cement, through the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), donated 2 300 bags of cement to the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture today. The donation, valued at N$ 230 000.00, ...

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Medical Equipment from OOCT & Support e.V. for Etunda Clinic

Medical Equipment from OOCT & Support e.V. for Etunda Clinic
Town: Etunda
Value: N$ 600 000.00
Project Date: 15 May 2017

Etunda Farm Clinic, Otjozondjupa Region. Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support Ulm e.V., a non-profit organization based in the German town Ulm, furnished Etunda F...

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N$700 000 Toward the Renovations of Otavi Sports Facilities

N$700 000 Toward the Renovations of Otavi Sports Facilities
Town: Otavi
Value: N$ 700 000.00
Project Date: 4 April 2017

The Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb Community Trust and Agra Limited announce a combined sponsorship of N$ 700,000 towards the renovation of the sports facil...

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Ohorongo Cement (Pty) Ltd believes that good corporate citizenship can only be achieved through the creation of a supportive and fair working environment, conducive to employee satisfaction in the service of produc...

About Us

Ohorongo (Pty) Ltd. is Namibia’s only cement-producing company and owns one of the most modern cement plants in Africa. It was constructed over the course of two years by leading international engineering com...

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The Sunshine Club, a Television Program aired on NBC, recently took a closer look at Otavi and Namibia’s only cement producing plan – Ohorongo Cement. Construction of the Ohorongo Cement Plant started in 2009 with first production in 2011, making Ohorongo one of the most modern cement plants in Africa.

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Schanzenweg 35, Klein Windhoek
P.O. Box 86842, Eros
Tel: +264 61 389 300

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P.O.Box 444, Tsumeb
Tel: +264 67 235 7000



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