Handover of New School Blocks Funded by the Japanese Government to 4 Schools in Ohangwena, Omusati and Kunene Regions
Unveiling of a commemorative plaque by H.E. Mr. HARADA Hideaki (right of the plaque)
and Hon. Welde Ndevashiya, Governer of Ohangwena Region (left of the plaque),
On Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 March 2021, handover ceremonies of new school blocks funded by the Government of Japan through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) were held at the following schools:
- David Shingo Combined School, Ondobe Constituency, Ohangwena Region
(four permanent classrooms and a storeroom, worth around 900,000 NAD),
- Egambo Combined School, Ondobe Constituency, Ohangwena Region
(four permanent classrooms and a storeroom, worth around 950,000 NAD),
- Ovikange Combined School in Ruacana Constituency, Omusati Region
(two permanent classrooms and a storeroom, desks and chairs for 80 learners worth around 930,000 NAD), and
- Eddie Bowe Primary School in Khorixas Constituency, Kunene Region
(three permanent classrooms and a storeroom, desks and chairs for 130 learners worth around 845,000 NAD).
H.E. Mr. HARADA Hideaki, Ambassador of Japan to Namibia, officiated these events and handed over the new facility at David Shingo and Egambo Combined Schools to Hon. Welde Ndevashiya, Governor of Ohangwena Region, and at Ovikange Combined School to Mr. Peter Shaninga, Acting Inspector of Education of Ruacana Circuit from Omusati Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture, and in absentia at Eddie Bowe Primary School to the school representatives. All these new classrooms will contribute to alleviating congestion due to an insufficient number of classrooms and to improving learning environment.