18 Jan 2014 15:00pm
WINDHOEK, 18 JAN (NAMPA) - The Deputy Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture, Juliet Kavetuna will embark on an outreach initiative known as Operation Hope in the Khomas Region as from Monday.
It will comprise visits to various constituency offices during which Kavetuna will provide information to young people on all services offered by her ministry.
The initiative was announced by Aina Shikesho, the chief public relations officer in the Ministry of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture in a media statement availed to Nampa on Saturday morning.
During the planned visits, which end on Saturday, the deputy minister will mainly offer assistance to young people who have performed well in last year's Grade 12 final examinations in order for them to be enrolled in institutions of higher learning, and for them to secure financial support towards their education.
The deputy minister wants to motivate and inspire the youth to capitalise on all the opportunities available to them, have face-to-face conversations with the young people, as well as advise them according to their educational needs, Shikesho explained.
On Monday, Kavetuna will be stationed at the Moses //Garoeb Constituency while on Tuesday she will be in Katutura Central.
On Wednesday, she will visit Katutura East, and on Thursday, she will be in the John Pandeni Constituency.
Kavetuna will speak to young people in the Samora Machel Constituency on Friday before wrapping up her engagements with the youths in Tobias Hainyeko Constituency on Saturday.
She will, at all times, be based in the offices of the respective councillors of the six constituencies, Shikesho noted.