WINDHOEK, Aug. 24 – The Namibian-German Special Initiative (NGSIP) which has been running since 2004, successfully handed over its finalized projects in Koes and Seringkop recently.
The development program which had been managed by the National Planning Commission called had its deliveries of successful individual projects in full swing.
German Ambassador Christian Schlaga and Ned Sibeya, Deputy Chief, National Development Advice, handed over a campsite and a SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) Center to the Koes Village Council.
Sibeya pointed out that with the handing over of the projects, the responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of the buildings would also shift. He expressed his hope that the community would work with commitment and innovation to further expand the facilities.
Deputy Minister of Economic and National Planning, Lucia Iipumbu and the Councilor for Development Cooperation at the German Embassy, Christian Grün, also handed over the new boarding accommodation for learners in Seringkop on 21 August. The Special Adviser to the Governor of Kunene, Katuutire Kaura, emphasized the impressive scope of educational projects of the Namibian-German Special Initiative in the Kunene region, especially in very remote areas. – Ronald Geingob