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16 March 2017

Ohorongo Cement Building Futures Through Student Assistance

Ohorongo Cement awarded a bursary worth N$80 000.00, to a Mechanical Engineering student at the Namibia University of Science (NUST). Sackaria Nakamela, a former learner of Haufiku Haimbili Secondary School and now in his third year ...

20 July 2017

Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust Enusring Adequate Health Care

Ohorongo Cement through its corporate social responsibility arm the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with the Support Ulm e.V. Group, a non-profit organization based in the German town Ulm, to once again be of assistance ...

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Ondangwa shack dwellers aim to grow

Location: Ondangwa
Date: 2017-10-19
 
Donation: N$
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-brick campaign, among others. Coordinator of the federation in Ondangwa, Penny Shikongo said ...
Ondangwa shack dwellers

Mobility for people living with disabilities in Otavi and Kombat

Location: Otavi
Date: 2017-10-04
 
Donation: N$ 104000
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 clinic on Tuesday. The wheelchair donation is a direct result of a Technical Corporation Ag...
Thomas Garoëb’s ten years old wheelchair was replaced with a brand new one.

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

Location: Gobabis
Date: 2017-10-01
 
Donation: N$ 25000000.00
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 construction of 5000 houses for its members to date. According to Co-Director of the SDFN Heinri...
Shack Dwellers

Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust Enusring Adequate Health Care

Location: Otjiwarongo
Date: 2017-07-20
 
Donation: N$ 1,200,000
Ohorongo Cement through its corporate social responsibility arm the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with the Support Ulm e.V. Group, a non-profit organization based in the German town Ulm, to once again be of assistance to the Ministry of Health and Social Services....
Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust Enusring Adequate Health Care

OHORONGO CEMENT ACCELERATES THE COMPLETION OF ETUNDA FARM PRIMARY SCHOOL HOSTEL

Location: ETUNDA FARM
Date: 2017-07-12
 
Donation: N$ 800 000
Ohorongo Cement through its social investment arm Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), donated a further 36 tons of cement, towards the completion of the Etunda Farm Primary School’s hostel on Tuesday (11 July 2017). The hostel and school which will accommodate about 200 lea...
Ohorongo Cement’s Esther Mbathera handing over the cement to the Founding Father Dr Sam Nujoma.

Ohorongo Cement building futures through education

Location: Otavi
Date: 2017-06-14
 
Donation: N$ 230000
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, was donated in support of the celebration of the Day of The African Child, which is celebrate...
Mr. Hans-Wilhelm Schütte formally handed over the donation to Hon. Katrina Hanse-Himarwa.

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

Location: Etunda
Date: 2017-05-15
 
Donation: N$ 600 000
Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support Ulm e.V., a non-profit organization based in the German town Ulm, furnished Etunda Farm Clinic with locally procured medical equipment to the value of N$600 000. The donation is the result of a commitment initially...
Medical Equipment from OOCT & Support e.V. for Etunda Clinic

N$700 000 Toward the Renovations of Otavi Sports Facilities

Location: Otavi Sports Facilities
Date: 2017-04-04
 
Donation: N$ 700 000
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 facilities of Otavi. The sponsorship was handed over to the Hon. Martha Shipanga, the Mayor of Otavi, dur...
N$700 000 Toward the Renovations of Otavi Sports Facilities

Medical Equipment to strengthen services at Katutura Health Centre

Location: Katutura Health Centre
Date: 2017-03-06
 
Donation: N$ 41000.00
Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support Ulm e.V. donated medical equipment to the value of N$41 000 to the Ministry of Health and Social Services, to facilitate workflow and contribute to improved patient care at the Katutura Health Center. The medical e...
Staff of the Katutura Health Centre with the newly donated medical equipment

Changing lives for the better: Official opening of Tsandi houses in the fight against poverty

Location: Omusati
Date: 2017-03-01
 
Donation: N$ 3 000 000.00
In support of poverty eradication and the provision of community driven houses for low income families,12 houses constructed by the  Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) in collaboration with Ohorongo Cement, FNB Namibia Foundation and Pupkewitz Foundation, were officially handed o...
Houses officially handed over to SDFN owners, by the First Lady of Namibia, Madame Monica Geingos.

Ohorongo Cement complement Medical Facilities at Oshakati state hospital

Location: Oshakati
Date: 2016-11-14
 
Donation: N$ 688,000.00
The Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) handed over a container of medical equipment to the value of N$ 688,000 to the Oshakati State Hospital on Friday (11 November 2016). The consignment of medical equipment consists of 19 hospital beds, 20 mattresses, 84 wheelchairs, 35 ...
OHORONGO CEMENT COMPLEMENT MEDICAL FACILITIES AT OSHAKATI STATE HOSPITAL

Shoulder to shoulder against poverty: Otavi construction commences

Location: Otavi
Date: 2016-07-16
 
Donation: N$ 3 000 000.00
Representatives of Ohorongo Cement, FNB Foundation and Pupkewitz Foundation worked side by side with the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia and community members, when the construction of houses for low income families commenced in Otavi today. Since the launch of this Public Priv...
Mayor of Otavi, Martha Shipanga didn't hesitate to get her hands dirty

Ohorongo Cement Boosts Education in Gam

Location: Gam
Date: 2016-06-27
 
Donation: N$ 500 000.00
A new Gam Kindergarten will soon become a reality with the official groundbreaking ceremony that took place on Monday, 27 June. Gam is a small town 374km East of Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region. The small kindergarten has been in operation for 3 years, It is run by Ms. Kamut...
Markus Damaseb, Hon. Otto Iipinge, Hon. Julius Neumbo during the official ceremony.

Ohorongo Cement supports early childhood education

Location: Gam
Date: 2016-06-27
 
Donation: N$ 500 000.00
A brand-new facility for the Indjee-Kondjerera Kindergarten and Soup Kitchen in Gam, constructed with the assistance of the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), was inaugurated on 10 October 2016 by the Governor of the Otjozondjupa Region. Pre-scholars under the age of six at the ...
Otto Ipinge officiated the Inauguration of the Kindergarten and Soup Kitchen

Omake Omaheke with Ohorongo & SME Transporter!

Location: Rietquelle Junior Secondary School
Date: 2016-04-22
 
Donation: N$ 10 000 000.00
Rietquelle Junior Secondary School benefited by receiving a truckload of cement from Ohorongo Cement through its Trust, the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) today. The school is situated in the remote area of Aminuis, which is located 170km South-East of Gobabis in the Omaheke ...
Seru Kahiha, Jeremiah Katjiuanjo, Epson Uanguta, Inge Zamwaani, Sion Amalovu & Simon Nambahu

Ohorongo nurses students by awarding nursing bursary

Location: Windhoek
Date: 2016-04-18
 
Donation: N$ 60 540.00
Three disadvantaged nursing students received bursaries from Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Social Services, to further pursue their studies. The hand-over took place in Windhoek on 18 April, where three students, one from W...
Clement Samati, Helena Hofeni, Henry Dollar, Mr Hans-Wilhelm Schütte (MD Ohorongo) & Hon. Kavetuna

Ohorongo fights fires with farmers

Location: Otavi
Date: 2016-04-13
 
Donation: N$ 75 000.00
Farmers of the Otavi Farmers’ Association received a fire-fighter from Ohorongo Cement to support the farmers in their fire-fighting activities on farmlands. The hand-over took place on Farm Tirol on 13 April where farmers gathered to view the activities of Umu...
Tobias Konzmann, General Manager of EFFhanded over the fire-fighter to Mr. Wilhelm “Eule” Diemer

Ohorongo - Otjozondjupa patrol on the roll

Location: Otavi
Date: 2016-04-08
 
Donation: N$ 20 000.00
The Otjozondjupa Regional Police benefited from a donation of bicycles by the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), with the support of Cymot, in the fight against crime within the Otjozondjupa Region. The hand-over of 12 Challenger bicycles took place on Friday, 8 April in Otavi. ...
Deputy Commissioner Khairabeb, Markus Damaseb, Inspector Shipepe, Dr Ndeutala Angolo

OOCT puts wheels on Police Force

Location: Tsumeb
Date: 2016-01-19
 
Donation: N$ 6 000.00
On 16 December 2015, the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust, in partnership with Cymot, donated 6 bicycles to the Tsumeb Police. This donation forms part of a bigger roll-out donation of bicycles that will also benefit the towns of Otavi and Otjiwarongo. During the hand-over cer...
Corny Stam, Manager Cymot Tsumeb, Chief Inspector B.H. Nguulivali, Mr Rudolf Coetzee

Donation of Medical Equipment to Opuwo District Hospital

Location: Opuwo District Hospital
Date: 2016-01-19
 
Donation: N$ 320 000.00
A container of medical equipment and supplies in aid of assisting with comprehensive healthcare to the people in Namibia was handed over by the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) to the Opuwo District Hospital. The consignment of medical equipment, consisting out of 88 wheel chai...
Donation of Medical Equipment to Opuwo District Hospital

OOCT awards bursaries

Location: Windhoek
Date: 2016-01-19
 
Donation: N$ 25 000.00
Two students can continue their education, as they were awarded study bursaries by Ohorongo Cement through its Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust in December 2015. The decision to award bursaries is yet another first for Ohorongo through its Trust, in collaboration with the Engineering ...
Saara Nangula Ipinge

Hand over of specialized sunscreens to SINASRA in aid of the Namibian Albino Community

Location: Windhoek Central Hospital
Date: 2015-10-29
 
Donation: N$ 300 000.00
Tubes of special sunscreen for extremely sensitive skin were handed over to SINASRA in aid of the Namibian Albino Community by the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support e.V. Ulm, Germany. The donation of 3600 tubes EUCERIN to the estimated value of N$ ...
Handover of sun lotion

OOCT hands over a container of medical equipment to Ministry of Health

Location: Onandjokwe
Date: 2015-09-30
 
Donation: N$ 204 000.00
Healthcare received another boost with a donation of medical equipment to Onandjokwe Hospital last week by the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support e.V. OOCT was established by Ohorongo Cement in 2008, even before one bag of cement has been manufactur...
Pastor Eino Nangula, Mr Frans Enkali, Mr Rudolf Coetzee, Dr Igor Petrov, Henok Kankoshi

Hand over of specialized sunscreens to SINASRA in aid of the Namibian Albino Community

Location: Nationwide
Date: 2015-09-17
 
Donation: N$ 27 000.00
Specialized tubes of sunscreens were handed over to SINASRA in aid of the Namibian Albino Community by the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support e.V. Ulm, Germany. The donation of sunscreen to the estimated value of N$ 27 000 was officiated on 11 Septe...
Paulus Johanne, Dr Peter Stoermer, Dr Peggy Emvula and Veronika Hamutenya

TrainOccasions Otjiwarongo

Location: Otjiwarongo
Date: 2015-07-24
 
Donation: N$ 25 000.00
OOCT took note of the plea of the TrainOccasions School in Otjiwarongo. The school, which caters for kids with special needs, lacked funding while requiring a lot of basic material. Ohorongo Cement through OOCT donated various equipment to the value of N$ 25 000 to the school....
TrainOccasions

Oshikoto Secondary School Scores

Location: Tsumeb
Date: 2015-07-24
 
Donation: N$ 25 000.00
Ohorongo Cement deeply cares for the community. Although the company has already invested more than N$ 6 million into CSI projects through it Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust during the past few years, it strives towards making a difference, even in little things. The focus of t...
Oshikoto Secondary School scores

Shalom Primary School Otavi

Location: Otavi
Date: 2015-07-24
 
Donation: N$ 18 000.00
Shalom Primary School is the oldest school in Otavi with an enrolment of 1 036 learners. The school experienced a shortage of classrooms, but due to a recent donation last year, it was able to acquire two modular classrooms. However, funding was not enough to purchase furniture for the classro...
Shalom Primary School in Otavi

Otavi Clinic albino corner

Location: Otavi
Date: 2015-07-24
 
Donation: N$ 8 000.00
Specialized Albino sunscreen creams were donated yet again to the Otavi Clinic to serve the Albino population in the town & vicinity. The average value of the donation of 250 tubes of sunscreen cream is N$ 8 000. The Albino Corner is just one of the institutions benefiting...
Otavi Clinic albino corner

OOCT DONATES BEDS TO THE OTJIWARONGO COMMUNITY

Location: Otjiwarongo Community
Date: 2015-02-27
 
Donation: N$ 72 000.00
Taking care of the community that Ohorongo Cement lives & works in, is of utmost importance to the company, hence this donation of hospital beds to the Otjiwarongo Community. The donation of hospital beds through the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) in collaboration with Su...
Hospital beds valued at N$ 72 000 donated to Otjiwarongo Community

SINASRA RECEIVES SUNSCREEN THROUGH SUPPORT e.V. AND OOCT

Location: Windhoek Central Hospital Oncology Department
Date: 2015-02-19
 
Donation: N$ 18 000.00
A hand-over of specialized tubes of sunscreen was handed over to SINASRA in aid of the Namibian Albino Community by the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support e.V. Ulm, Germany. The donation of 1 250 tubes of sunscreen to the estimated value of N$ 18 00...
1 250 tubes of specialized sunscreen to benefit the Albino Community

OHORONGO PROVIDES MORE SUPPORT FOR MOHSS

Location: Ministry of Health & Social Services Windhoek Central Hospital
Date: 2015-02-19
 
Donation: N$ 144 000.00
A container full of hospital beds and matrasses was handed over by OOCT in collaboration with Support e.V. to the Ministry of Health & Social Services Windhoek Central Hospital this week. The container load of goods was received on 16 February 2015 on behalf of the Ministry of H...
OHORONGO PROVIDES MORE SUPPORT FOR MOHSS

Wheels are rolling in Omaeke

Location: Omaeke
Date: 2014-01-31
 
Donation: N$ 20 000.00
Medical equipment was handed over by the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS) for upliftment in the Omaeke Region. The value of the donation is hardly measureable in monetary terms due the difference that it makes in people&rsqu...
Mrs C Sowden handed over medical equipment to the Director of Omaeke Region MOHSS

Donation of Water Coolers to Schools

Location: Various Schools
Date: 2013-10-21
 
Donation: N$ Not Specified
As part of its aim to become a self-efficient, educated and responsible citizen, the Ohorongo-Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) in liaison with Global United Football Club, with their partner “Trinkwasserspende.de”, recently donated 3 fresh water coolers to Shalom Primary School and Kho...
Watercoolers Rainer Hahn & Frau Opperman

Otavi Town Council - Donation of Ambulance

Location: Otavi
Date: 2013-04-13
 
Donation: N$ 348 000.00
Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT) in collaboration with Support e.V. in Ulm, Germany, made a pledge by donating an ambulance during the Otavi Investment Expo & Festival Gala Dinner. The Gala Dinner took place on Saturday, 13 April in Otjiwarongo and was attended by His Excellency, Dr S...
Donation of Ambulance to Otavi Town Council

Otavi Health Clinic - Donation of Fax Machine

Location: Otavi
Date: 2013-02-25
 
Donation: N/A
Ohorongo Cement (Pty) Ltd donated a new fax machine to the Otavi Clinic as part of their commitment to develop & uplift the Otavi Community. This supports their motto: “Together we’ll grow from a Village to a City”. “This would connect us to the world out there and ...
Fax Machine Handover

OOCT donates wheelchairs and walking frames

Location: Oshikoto and Tsumeb
Date: 2012-11-14
 
Donation: N/A
Disabled people of the Oshikoto and Tsumeb district recently benefited from a donation of 100 wheelchairs and 26 walking frames by OOCT (Ohorongo-Otavi Community Trust) and SUPPORT e.V. in Ulm, Germany. The hand-over was done during the recent 10th Copper Festival ...
Andre Neethling (left) from Lions Club handing over wheelchairs to Hon. Lebius Tobias

Tsumeb Private Hospital - Donation of Medical Clothing

Location: Tsumeb
Date: 2012-10-23
 
Donation: N$ 45 000.00
During February 2013, Support e.V sent an consignment of medical clothing to the benefit of Namibian doctors and nurses to the value of N$ 45 000-00. The consignment included 4291 medical scrubs, 1445 operation caps, 115 operation draperies and 197 operation neckties, which were donated to the...
Donation od medical attire to Tsumeb Private Hospital_1

Otavi Sports Facilities - Soccer Field

Location: Otavi
Date: 2011-06-01
 
Donation: N$ 125 000.00
One of the projects tabled by the trustees was concerned with the renovation and upgrading of the Otavi sports facilities. Given the significance of the game of soccer in Namibia, the soccer field was tackled first. The support by the Otavi community clearly showed the relevance of this projec...
Soccer Field - winners

Otavi Health Clinic - Donation of Medical Equipment for people with walking disabilities

Location: Otavi
Date: 2011-04-03
 
Donation: N$ N$275 423.00
During April 2011, Support e.V sent another consignment of medical equipment to the benefit of the Namibian people. The consignment included 92 wheelchairs, 8 wheelchairs for children and 48 walking frames. The equipment was shared between the Usakos Hospital and the Otavi Health Clinic. The e...
Provision of Medical Equipment

Installation of Solar geysers at the Johanniter Hostels Khoabeb

Location: Otavi
Date: 2011-04-03
 
Donation: N$ 126 734.26
Together with the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust, Namibia Engineering Corporation (NEC), and the First National Bank Foundation, Ohorongo Cement (PTY) Ltd installed a solar water system in the dormitories of the Johanniter HeimeKhoaeb Otavi. The previous warm water systems in...
Kids & Solar heaters

Otavi Health Clinic - Exchange of Medical Professionals

Location: Otavi
Date: 2011-04-03
 
Donation: N$ 126 734.26
During June and July two medical doctors volunteered to assist Sister Maria in the Otavi Health Clinic. The doctors were to spend six weeks in the region to share their professional experiences with the staff of the Ministry of Health and Social Services, but also assess the situation of the O...
Exchange of Medical Professionals

Donation of hospital equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Services

Location: Otavi
Date: 2010-10-22
 
Donation: N$ 172 440.00
Support e.V did not limit its contributions to Otavi only: Support e.V in co-operation with OOCT donated medical equipment also to Tsumeb and directly to the Ministry of Health and Social Services. With regards to the donation to the Ministry of Health and Social Services, the equipment was to...
Donated equipment Support eV_1

Technical Co-operation Agreement with the Ministry of Health and Social Services

Location: Otavi
Date: 2010-03-24
 
Donation: N/A
In order to optimally channel resources, Support e.V and OOCT formalised the relationship with the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) through a Technical Co-operation Agreement. The key areas of this agreement embrace the relevant areas of health care provision an...
Signing of Technical co-operation agreement with MoHSS

Wheelchairs for the Tsumeb Hospital

Location: Tsumeb
Date: 2010-03-24
 
Donation: N$ 2 300 000.00
A total of 120 wheelchairs were donated by the OhorongoOtavi Community Trust to the Tsumeb Hospital. The Trust received the donation from Sanimed, a manufacturer of specialised medical equipment, and SUPPORT e.V. Transport and shipment from Walvis Bay to Tsumeb was organised and financed by Ma...
Donated wheelchairs Support eV_1

Otavi Health Clinic - Renovation

Location: Otavi
Date: 2010-03-22
 
Donation: N$ 659 538.50
The Otavi Health Clinic wasrenovated in a concerted effort between OOCT, the Otavi Town Council, Ohorongo Cement (PTY) Ltd, the Otavi business community and Support e.V. The roof was fixed and broken fixtures replaced. Cracked walls and ceilings damaged by the leaking roof were repaired before...
Renovation of the Otavi Health Clinic

Otavi Clinic - Albino Corner

Location: Otavi
Date: 2010-03-22
 
Donation: N$ 15 485.80
As part of the renovation of the Health Clinic, one room was furnished as support station for people affected by Albinism, of which a small number live in Otavi and surrounding areas. Albinism is a genetic disorder that results from inheritance of recessive gene alleles. The malaise is charact...
Albino Corner

A wheelchair for Kodiva

Location: Otavi
Date: 2010-03-22
 
Donation: N/A
Mr. Ken Howes, trustee of OOCT, donated a wheelchair to young KodivaDausab who had contracted tuberculosis arthritis in his knee. Due to this infection Kodiva was unable to walk and could not attend school. When Norma Gaoas, teacher at Kodiva’s school, realized that her ...
Kodiva Dausab

Otavi Health Clinic - Provision of Medical Equipment

Location: Otavi
Date: 0000-08-25
 
Donation: N$ 724 601.00
During the visit of the delegation from NGO Support e.V. in Namibia, the delegates visited the Otavi Health Clinic. This visit showed that although the clinic under the management of head nurse Sister Maria serves the Otavi community well, some room for support especially in terms of material ...
 Support eV wheelchairs

Refurbishment of Otavi playground

Location: Otavi
Date: 0000-06-01
 
Donation: N$ 24 550.92
One of the first projects tackled was the rehabilitation of the Otavi playground, at that stage in quite poor shape. Besides re-fencing the property and installing a new entrance gate, the playground equipment was refurbished and painted. Moreover, soft sand was distributed under the swings, s...
Refurbishment of Playground
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