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Germany supports the Namibian Government in its endeavor to ensure business continuity and economic revival of Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, Germany has so far provided N$850 million to Namibian partners to fight the pandemic and to mitigate the respective challenges

On 17 December 2020, a loan agreement between the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and the Development Bank of Germany (KfW) had been signed. KfW provides refinancing for DBN’s non-agricultural small business loan scheme which forms an integral part of Ministry of Finance “Economic Stimulus and Relief Package to Mitigate…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy helps soup kitchen project in the South

As the region remains hard hit by drought, the communities need support to mitigate the additional hardship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

The German Embassy supports the non-profit organization OANA Community Development Project in Warmbad, ǀǀKaras Region, in setting up a soup kitchen project that will benefit five villages in the south of Namibia. A total of 57,412 NAD (approx. EUR 2,960) from the Embassy’s micro project fund will serve as an…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy is supporting food distribution project in the South

The packages included staple foods and were distributed to the community members by the Women's Missionary Society (WMS)

As part of its projects to mitigate the effects of Covid-19, the German Embassy supports about 70 more families in need, this time in the area of Mariental. A total of 28,143.77 NAD (approx. EUR 1,430.00) from the Embassy's micro project fund was made available as an immediate measure to…

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German Embassy supports food distribution in Freedomland-Katutura , Windhoek

A total of NAD 52,453.00 (EUR 2,552.00) from the Embassy’s micro project fund was made available to purchase food packages for distribution to the community

As part of its projects to mitigate the effects of Covid-19 and to address the most urgent needs through an immediate measure, the German Embassy supports families in need in the informal settlement of Freedomland-Katutura in Windhoek. A total of NAD 52,453.00 (EUR 2,552.00) from the Embassy’s micro project fund…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: StartUp Namibia launches #StartUpSurvivalGrant

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new normal which had immediate repercussions for the Namibian economy

In order to continue their support to start-ups and small growing businesses, StartUp Namibia and its partners announce Round 2 of the COVID-19 Startup Grant. Through this operational support measure, grants of 15,000.- N$ each will be provided on a competitive basis to 500 start-ups. The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in…

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Coronavirus – Namibia: German Government supports Sister Namibia

Project primarily seeks to shine a light on and address gendered inequalities (with focused attention on safety, security and health) in Namibia which have been heightened by Covid-19

The German Embassy Chargée d’Affaires a.i. Ellen Gölz and Immacullate Mogotsi, Sister Namibia Board of Trustee Chairperson, today signed a funding agreement on Sister Namibia’s project “Women on the Front Line: A feminist communications project promoting awareness, advocacy and access to information”. The German Government supports this human rights project…

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    • German Government support for the development of Namibia’s fight against COVID-19 Pandemic: Protecting biodiversity and securing jobs and ongoing activities in the conservation and tourism sector
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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Government support for the development of Namibia’s fight against COVID-19 Pandemic - Protecting biodiversity and securing jobs and ongoing activities in the conservation and tourism sector

Conservation and tourism sector has been significantly affected by loss of income from tourism, caused by worldwide lockdown measures and international travel restrictions

The German Federal Government has mobilized additional resources of 13 million € (appr. 250 million N$) to support the Namibian Government, through the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, in mitigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in the conservation and tourism sector. The conservation and tourism sector has been…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy supports food distribution

A total of approximately N$ 99,600 (EUR 5,000.00) from the Embassy’s micro project fund will be made available as an immediate measure to purchase food packages

As part of its projects to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the German Embassy supports families in need in the areas of Gobabis, Witvlei and Okahandja. A total of approximately N$ 99,600 (EUR 5,000.00) from the Embassy’s micro project fund will be made available as an immediate measure…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy supports families in need

COVID-19 Support for teenage mothers and needy households

The German Embassy supports families in need with food donations in the informal settlements of Windhoek. A total of approximately 170,000 NAD (8,736.00 EUR) from the micro project fund was made available as an immediate measure. These funds were used to purchase food parcels for 100 single mothers and 100…

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    • © KfW - From left to right: Teofilus Nghitila (Executive Director, Ministry of Environment & Tourism), Tapiwa Makiwa ,CEO of Community Conservation Fund of Namibia, Ambassador Herbert Beck (German Embassy, Windhoek) and Minister Pohamba Shifeta (Ministry of Environment & Tourism)
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The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) was successfully launched in the capital today

The creation of this fund is aimed at reducing the community based natural resources management (CBNRM) sector’s dependence on external donor funding support

The launch of this much needed conservation fund takes Namibia’s flagship conservation programme to the next level. The creation of this fund is aimed at reducing the community based natural resources management (CBNRM) sector’s dependence on external donor funding support, taking into account Namibia’s designation as a Medium Income Country,…