By Confidente Reporter
Namsov Fishing Enterprises last week awarded learners who performed well in their last year’s final grade 10 and 12 examinations.
Fifty-six top performing learners were awarded different prizes at an Education Excellence awards held in Windhoek.wAt the event, Namsov handed over awards to the geniuses recognising their excellence performance.
The prizes includes floating trophies and a total amount of N$56 000. According to the company’s chief sustainability officer Tuna Willem, the education programme is part of Namsov’s strategy to support Namibian students in achieving critical qualifications, especially where skills are scarce.
“Our efforts in education are centered on; bursary programme consisting of 21 students, awarding of top performing Grade 10 and Grade 12 learners, tutorial support, construction of facilities, talent support programme for gifted students, supplementary education materials, and skills development through NIMT, consisting of 20 bursaries students. To date our support for educational development across Namibia amounts to over N$20 000 000.00 through our corporate social responsibility programme,” said Willem. At the same event Namsov handed over N$2000.00 to all the grade 10 and 12 top performers from the 14 regions.
“To us as private sector, let us not forget that we continue to play a critical role alongside Government and our people. That role is to assist this nation in reaching its development goal.
“To assist those that cannot meet their basic needs daily, to give a hand to those that need a hand up and the most important role, which is to join the active conversation and engagement of development so that we are able to continuously intervene at the points of need. Let us ensure that the issue of development for this country is as important as the issue of profit”.
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