Free Namibia Caterers support Ohangwena learners

21 Jan 2015 19:00pm
EENHANA, 20 JAN (NAMPA) – The Free Namibia Caterers (FNC) company on Tuesday donated N.dollars 100 000, cooking pots and a freezer to the Ohangwena Region’s education directorate.
Director of the Ohangwena-based FNC, Leonard Negonga handed over the donation to the director of education in the region, Sanet Steenkamp at Eenhana in the presence of some senior education officials and representatives of the beneficiary schools.
“Education is a key to success, hence our support to the education in this region,” Negonga told those present.
He pointed out that through the said donation his company is supporting the government in educating the Namibian child.
Negonga said the total cost of the industrial pots and freezer is N.dollars 80 000.
In receiving the donation, Steenkamp explained that the beneficiary schools are at Ongha, Oshikunde, Okongo and Endola.
“The N.dollars 100 000 goes to our award-giving ceremony to directly benefit our best learners, schools and teachers,” she stated.
Speaking at the same occasion, one of the representatives of the benefitting schools, Frieda Shidolo from the Ongha Senior Secondary School (SSS) said kitchens and/or dining rooms are important in a school hostel for providing food to learners.
“A hungry learner is an angry learner, and an angry learner lacks concentration,” Shidolo charged.
A total of 5 280 learners are accommodated in 10 school hostels in the region.