IN effort to assist people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic the Wana Engineering Consulting CC handed over food parcels, blankets, vitamins and immune boosters to elderly people and people living with disabilities in Ondangwa.
The donation which is valued at N$20 000, was handed over to 95 recipients in and around Oshitayi Village.
Wana Engineering Consulting CC is a wholly owned Namibian multi-engineering consulting firm, managed by previously disadvantaged Namibians. The firm is based in Ondangwa.
The Managing Director of Wana Engineering Services, Rudhi Wanamene, stated that the donation is part of Social Corporate Responsibility and in consultation with the Ondangwa Urban Councillor’s office, they decided to hand a helping hand to the vulnerable people of the Oshitayi Village.
“We are all aware of the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting us all, we decided to look at the elderly people, who are at a higher risk of succumbing to the virus,” said Wanamene.
He noted that the majority of the people were over the age of 75 and those who are disabled, while the rest are people who severely affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.