Thursday 17 June 2021
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Ab Inbev Namibia donates items worth a quarter of a million Namibian dollars to old age homes in karas region

AB InBev Namibia, through its ‘Better World’ strategy and Trust Foundations, envisions a world where everyone within the communities in which AB InBev operates, has the opportunity to have an improved standard of living.
On Friday, 05 April 2019, AB InBev Namibia through its //Kharas Region Trust, donated winter items worth a quarter of a Million Namibian Dollars (N$250,000.00) to selected old age homes in the //Kharas region, specifically in, Keetmanshoop, Luderitz and Karasburg. The items which included mattresses, blankets and pillows were distributed to five (5) old age homes.
With the winter season fast approaching, the donation by AB InBev Namibia was very timely and will go a long way to cater to some of the immediate needs of the under privileged and elderly people living in the old age homes in the region.
Speaking at the ceremony, Ms. Maija-Lisa Hangala, Head of Legal & Corporate Affairs at AB InBev Namibia said, “The donation of the goods through AB InBev Namibia’s //Kharas Region Trust is a sign of our commitment to improving the living standards of the people in the communities in which we operate”.
In respect of the initiative, Ms. Hangala noted that the handover was an important milestone in the operations of AB InBev Namibia.
“Today we realize the fruit of many hours of planning and preparation, and as a company we are delighted to partner with government to bring about real tangible change in the lives of our citizenry” she remarked.
Commenting on the need for continued Public Private Partnership engagement and support, the Mayor of Keetmanshoop, Her Worship Mrs.
Gaudentia Krohne thanked AB InBev Namibia for their significant contribution towards the welfare of the people of //Kharas Region and called on other stakeholders to emulate the example of AB InBev Namibia, to engage with government and work towards the building of stronger and healthier communities and thus a stronger nation.
On behalf of AB InBev Namibia’s //Kharas Region Trust Foundation, Honourable Ida Hoffmann said, “The importance of private sector involvement can never be overstated.
Government alone cannot attend to the needs of all our people.
The needs are as diverse as they are multiple, and therefore the necessity to collaborate with government to bring about socio-economic development for the under privileged is ever so real.”

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