The Cancer Association of Namibia provides safe haven for cancer patients.

Through this, they hope to make the lives of cancer patients a bit easier.

Established in the early eighties, House Acacia is a residential property focused on providing accommodation to cancer patients from all walks of life.  It’s a house open to all cancer patients in need of a place to stay in Windhoek.

 

Today, House Acacia accommodates 24 patients every night and provides them with 3 meals a day and transportation to treatment facilities.

 

Patients who stay at House Acacia, are self-sufficient and are mainly there for, follow ups and 2-6 weeks or more treatment.

The Cancer Association of Namibia recently received their building certificate for expansion.

Chief Executive Officer of the Cancer Association, Rolf Hansen said that with this certificate, they are able to add four more rooms and this will allow them to accommodate 17 more patients.