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Namibia

Quick Stats
Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The capital, Windhoek, and coastal town Swakopmund contain German colonial-era buildings such as Windhoek’s Christuskirche, built in 1907.

Contact

Country office contacts
P.O. Box 41058, Ausspannplatz,
Windhoek, Namibia
+264 81 253 0297
namibia@repssi.org


Meet the Team

Issues affecting children and young people in Namibia

  • Lack of parental support and supervision which leads to criminal activities and deviant behaviors.
  • Poor sanitation facilities which leads to poor health care.
  • Early teenage pregnancies which leads to dropping out of school.
  • Child-headed households which leads to abuse and exploitation in terms of child labour and early marriages.
  • Poverty as a result of being orphans and vulnerable children.

Our Impact

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Repssi Work In Namibia

  • Collaborates with the School Health programme, involving the Ministries of Education, Health and Gender, to work with schools in Kune underserved areas in the north of the country.
  • Collaborates with UNESCO to promote the national campaign ending Early and Unintended Pregnancy (EUP).
  • Collaborates with MoEAC to train teachers in Comprehensive Sexuality Education and assessing the schools’ psychosocial environment.

Partners

Meet The Namibian Team

Helena Naitsuwe Amadhila
Country Representative Helena.amadhila@repssi.org
Amos M K Kambonde
Country Advisory Board
Saara Herta P Asino
Country Advisory Board
Nicolette Bessinger
Country Advisory Board
Petronella Masabane
Country Advisory Board
Jackson Pedro
Country Advisory Board
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