Namibian-German Special Initiative

for community-driven development in specific regions

Germany shines light of hope for San learners

Seringkop, David //Khamuxab Primary School

by Deon Schlechter, New Era, 11/04/2016


For the past four years Katrina Aboas has slept behind a room divider with most of her 206 students under deplorable conditions, cramped into a dark makeshift hostel measuring some 30 square metres in total.

Now there is light at the end of this dark tunnel in the form of the Namibia-German Special Initiative Programme (NGSIP), which will see a learner hostel and houses for teachers being built and completed within the next six months. Katrina Aboas is the principal of David //Khamuxab Primary School, situated in the Outjo Constituency of the Kunene Region, some 95 km north-east of Outjo at the Seringkop government resettlement farm. Full article...