Work more and talk less: Hausiku

06 Jun 2014 08:20am
OKANGWATI, 06 JUN (NAMPA) – Deputy Prime Minister Marco Hausiku has called on Namibians to speak less and work more to develop this country.
“Wealth is build through hard work and dedication, and an opportunity has been created for you to work and make a living, so work hard,” Hausiku stated at the launch of a brick-making project for the marginalized community at the Otjandjasemo village on Tuesday.
Otjandjasemo is about five kilometres south-west of the Okangwati settlement, while Okangwati is about 100 kilometres north of Opuwo.
At least 20 members from the disadvantaged groups of Ovatwe, Ovatjimba and San have been employed at the brick-making project expected to provide bricks for the construction of a community hall, kindergarten and their traditional leader’s house at the Otjandjasemo village.
According to Hausiku, the project will be commercialized and turned into a fully-fledged brick-making business in a year’s time.
“It is time for those people who have been given the opportunity to work hard for the project to prove that they are hardworking and dedicated to be carried over with the business when the project is converted into a business,” he advised.
Meanwhile, the Director of the San Development Program in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Gerson Kamatuka said the 20 people employed in this project would be compensated with N.dollars 1 500 each per month.