Your Excellency Dr. Nangolo Mbumba, Vice President of the Republic of Namibia Hon. Cabinet Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Members of Parliament here present; Hon. Reverend Aino Kapewangolo, Deputy Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare; Mr. Heiner Naumann, Resident Representative: Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung; Ms. Hopolang Phororo, International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Director for Zimbabwe and Namibia;
This is another milestone in the quest to ensure that no Namibian goes to bed hungry or dies from hunger; with the food bank program in Khorixas, as part of one of Government’s programmes aimed at addressing hunger poverty.
Social protection has been at the core of the Namibian Government’s development agenda, since the attainment of independence, 28 years ago. When we adopted the Namibian Constitution, we committed ourselves to set our people on a path that would lead them from a society.....
It is my distinct honour to be present here this morning to officiate at thie historic occasion of the launch of the Food Bank proramme in the Kavango East Region, on behalf of the Hon. Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Hon. Bishop (emeritus) Dr. Zephania Kameeta
Hunger is the lowest level of poverty, it is only logical that His Excellency the President, in the Harambee Prosperity Plan, tasked the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare together with other key Government Offices/Agencies/Ministries (OMAs) to address hunger poverty.