Erongo Youth Career Exhibition gets financial boost

16 Jul 2017 16:50pm
OMARURU, 16 JUL (NAMPA) – Erongo Marine Enterprises on Friday donated N.dollars 100 000 during the third Erongo Regional Youth Career Exhibition held in Omaruru. Managing Director of the horse mackerel fishing company, Martha Uumati during the handover said the career exhibition demonstrates the youth’s efforts to bring about their own transformation and empowerment.
The exhibition is organised by the Erongo Youth Forum.
Uumati said her company’s corporate responsibility contributions include financial assistance to various schools in the region, as well as infrastructure development in the form of classrooms and school halls.
Erongo Marine Enterprises recently sponsored the studies of Simon Petrus, a young inventor at the Windhoek Vocational Training Centre. Petrus received N.dollars 135 000 for his 2016 invention of a mobile phone that operates without a SIM card and does not require airtime to make calls.
She handed over the donation to the exhibition’s patron, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah.
Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises, Engel Nawatiseb in a speech read on his behalf at the event called on young people to grow the economy by venturing into technical professions as the country needs more technical skills.